I am trying to avoid a Donald Trump post as fervently as I am trying to avoid a Donald Trump Presidency. There's nothing I can say that hasn't been said before. I could link to Colbert or Romney or Trump himself, but why?
Daniel Hernandez, the one-week-on-the-job intern for Gabby Giffords, the man who literally held her head together in his hands while we waited for the first responders, the President of the Sunnyside School Board here in Tucson, author, activist, and general all around great guy is running for the Arizona State Legislature.
He'd have done it sooner, but he wasn't old enough.
Mitt Romney is being brought out to lead the Establishment Republican advance against Donald Trump.
I'm not sure that this is anything more than a public announcement of the paucity of viable alternatives to the current front runner.
If Ted Cruz invokes God one more time I promise to scream.
I've begun to inquire about Bernie Sanders and guns.
Guns in Vermont are for hunting; but in L.A. are for killing (Jul 2015) felt simplistic and self-serving until I did some research. According to the FBI, there were 2 gun murders in Vermont in 2010; there were 1,257 in California that year.
I'm moving on to wondering about protecting manufacturers from being sued. I'll keep you posted.
I'm glad that Ben Carson will take his many talents and put them to better use.
If you click on the link, you'll hear him as a young pediatric neurosurgeon kvelling over the remarkable plasticity of a child's brain, as the children on whom he'd operated frolicked at a picnic around him. All of a sudden, his calm tone feels appropriate.
I'm still trying to find something that Marco Rubio can point to as an accomplishment.