Category: The Rising Tide

Matthew Dowd: “I can see a lot of Republicans deciding that Gary Johnson . . . “

. . . is the best place to go.” Dowd, an ABC pundit, and former Republican strategist, told PBS’ Gwen Ifill, “I don’t think you will see a bunch of Republicans go to Hillary Clinton, because they think that’s as…

Johnson/Weld gets favorable review by Chicago Trib

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-libertarian-gary-johnson-bill-weld-edit-0720-md-20160719-story.html

Gary Johnson: Republican Party Is Dying . . . “Why I’m Running Against Trump”

In his own words: http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/07/trump-vp-gary-johnson-bill-weld-libertarian-214069

George Will Leaves Republican Party . . .

  CNN reports that George Will, the prominent Conservative columnist and Republican opinion-leader, announced Friday, to the Federal Society, that he has left the Republican Party over Trump.  He’s quoted as describing himself as an “unaffiliated” voter in Maryland. http://www.cnn.com/2016/06/25/politics/george-will-donald-trump-leaving-republican-party-election/index.html…

David Brooks on PBS Newshour: “Johnson . . . will be a big story . . . the rest of the year”

  We are being heard . . . . Friday, June 10th:  David Brooks, NY Times columnist . . .  I’m really struck by the three-way races all the sudden, where [Hillary’s] at 39 or 40 [percent], and Trump is…