Trump's path to 1,237 delegates

by Gina Loudon -- I'm not sure if you've heard, but a GOP presidential contender must reach 1,237 delegates to win the Republican nomination. Obviously you know that number because it is more…

The #NeverTrump critics get Trumped

by Gina Loudon -- The #NeverTrump critics were put squarely between a rock and a hard place this week: Defend Trump or support violent, leftist, anti-free-speech tactics. They were, effectively, trumped. Anti-Trump more…

Death of the GOP?

by Gina Loudon -- The theme of this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, was from President Ronald Reagan’s 1981 address: "Our Time Is Now." That may have been the official more…

Voter psychology: Purity versus triage

by Gina Loudon -- Everything we do in life has a cost. Presidential politics has always been living proof that politics has a price. If you are a wealthy lobbyist with an more…

Donald Trump's deal with Ted Cruz

by Gina Loudon -- Phyllis Schlafly has been watching the GOP establishment pick our presidential candidates since before she wrote about it in her book, "A Choice not an Echo," in 1964. more…

Presidential race is last breath for liberty

by Gina Loudon -- I once asked a major journalist with the British Broadcasting Corporation why that news corporation has so many journalists in the U.S. His answer was simple and profound: more…

What Democrats don't want you to know

by Gina Loudon -- The DNC is in a panic. It has the weakest candidate it's run in recent history. Polls tell us most Americans, even Democrats, think Hillary is dishonest. So more…

Taking heat for defending Trump

by Gina Loudon -- I have not endorsed in the presidential race, but I take heat almost every day for going on national TV and defending Trump's candidacy. I understand trepidation regarding more…

Doubting Trump

by Gina Loudon -- I have met Donald Trump several times at various political events. He never struck me as someone I wanted for president. As I have watched him this political more…