Blogpost from the Edge

Im under attack

1. Be afraid. Be very afraid. Until I heard from Donald J. Trump speak last night, I had no idea how scared of everything I’m supposed to be. Gun fire in the streets, terrorists knocking at my door (I’m having a peep hole put in), and a slew of numbers and statistics that show that […]

I Want This to Never End

Lord of the Flies

1. It’s in the scorpion’s nature. What did the Trump campaign think was going to happen when it let Ted Cruz speak at the convention—in prime time on night number three no less? There are no surprises. Cruz didn’t endorse Trump and basically kicked off “Cruz 2020” no matter who wins this year. 2. He […]

Notes on the GOP Convention

GOP cracked

1. Donald Trump’s daughter (with Marla Maples) Tiffany speaks Tuesday night at the Republican national convention. The Hanging Shad has obtained an excerpts: “Here on the pulse of this new day You may have the grace to look up and out And into your sister’s eyes, Into your brother’s face, your country And say simply […]

Pence Would Be Perfect


If there’s one guy on Donald Trump’s short list for vice president who really fits the bill, it’s Indiana Gov. Mike Pence. Sure, Chris Christie would be interesting. Newt Gingrich would make a debate fun. But only Pence is a perfect match. Seen as neither a strong leader or even a man who has the […]