Debate 2: Trump shows up

by Larry Elder -- The crass tape of Donald Trump speaking in vulgar terms about women and what he has supposedly done to them worked, ironically, in Trump's favor during the second more…

Trump, taxes and liberal hypocrisy

by Larry Elder -- Let's describe the relationship of the media and their Democratic cohorts to taxes and those who "don't pay them" as, well, complicated. In 2012, ABC News' Jonathan Karl more…

Hillary's 'deplorables'? What about 'generalistic'?

by Larry Elder -- This political season means full employment for pundits, opinion givers, strategists and soothsayers, on cable television and via social media. It's interesting to watch the catch phrases, verbal more…

What Trump should have said at black church

by Larry Elder -- Here's what Donald Trump, at the black church in Detroit, should have said: "In the words of Malcolm X, blacks have been 'political chumps.' At the time, he more…

QB Kaepernick: Concussion-induced brain damage?

by Larry Elder -- Recent polls find a majority of Americans believe that "race relations," since the election of the first black president, have gotten worse, not better. Colin Kaepernick, a National more…

Trump speaks, media translate -- poorly

by Larry Elder -- "Do you ever get tired of defending Donald Trump?" a critic asked. It isn't that Donald Trump does not say things that are cringe-worthy. It's that his opponent, more…

How Trump will be blamed for O's failures

by Larry Elder -- It's an article of faith that President Barack Obama needs Hillary Clinton to win to "preserve his legacy." On the contrary, a Clinton election, essentially a third term more…