‘Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) “is more open than ever to becoming the next House speaker, following a contemplative week at home with his family’.
‘But before he makes a final decision, friends say, he will seek assurance from Republican hard-liners that he will have their full support should he win the gavel,” the Washington Post reports’.
‘Donald Trump Believes His Supporters Are Morons. He’s Right’.
‘As long as people believe that Donald Trump built himself up from nothing, does it really matter that he was in fact born rich’?
Trump was born in New York City in 1946, the son of real estate tycoon Fred Trump. Fred Trump’s business success not only provided Donald Trump with a posh youth of private schools and economic security but eventually blessed him with an inheritance worth an estimated $40 million to $200 million’.(1)
‘Anthony Mackie is a famous actor’.
‘A famous actor who is currently appearing in a movie about political consulting’.
‘A famous actor who presumably has access to every news source in the world’.
‘And yet here is what Anthony Mackie told a BET interviewer’:
“If you look at Trump, he’s an easy sell, because you can sell him as the guy who worked his way up from nothing. If you’re the pull-yourself-up-by-your-bootstraps candidate, people would identify with that.” Asked if that constitutes a Trump endorsement, Mackie says “I’m on the bandwagon. I’m drinking the Kool-Aid.”