Thursday, May 5, 2022

The Trump Primary Sweep, and Can SOTUS Save the Dems?

The chattering class is still chattering about JD Vance, and by extension Donald Trump's success in recent primaries. Althouse reads the NYT, "Mr. Vance’s win will likely come as a disappointment to some Republicans who have been quietly hoping that Mr. Trump’s grip on the party is slipping.". Anxious Joh Swan is anxious about J.D. Vance's Trump-like effect. From the Wombat's In The Mailbox: 05.04.22 (Evening Edition) The Geller Report crows about a Trump Sweep – All 22 Trump-Endorsed Candidates Win In Indiana & Ohio, While Paul Bedard at WaEx looks at a larger set, Trump goes 55-0, no endorsements lost. Jazz Shaw at Haut Hair, The early primaries were nearly all Trump's.  Insty, AS INDIANA GOES, SO GOES THE GOP? "We don’t hear much anymore about the split within the GOP between the so-called “economic conservatives” and the “social conservatives,” but this trenchant analysis by Aaron Renn of the Indiana GOP’s recent history deserves a close reading by anybody with an interest in the future of the party." 

From the Wombat's In The Mailbox: 05.04.22 (Morning Edition), Salena Zito at Am Great attempts to explain  Why Georgia Gov. Kemp Tops the Polls Despite Trump’s Bid to Take Him Down. Best chance to beat Stacy Abrams? Sundance at CTH disagrees in George W Bush Will Campaign for GA Republican Candidate Brian Kemp, The GOP Club Have Set The Stage

Politico whines Democrats skeptical SCOTUS will save them in November and Athena Thorne at PJ Media agrees, No, Dobbs v. Jackson Isn't Going to Hand the Midterms to Democrats. Ace notes True Conservative Evan McMullin: I Am a Pro-Life Utahan, Which Is Why I Strongly Oppose The Overruling of Roe V. Wade, "Last month, Utah Democrats chose not to nominate an acknowledged Democrat candidate for Senate, choosing instead to endorse the " " " independent " " " candidate Evan McMullin." AllahPundit at Haut Hair hurt as Dems worry as fundraising fails to surge after SCOTUS leak about overturning Roe. At PJ Media Stephen Kruiser thinks  Dems' Disdain for Rural Americans Is Their Real Midterms Problem.Also from the Wombat's In The Mailbox: 05.04.22 (Morning Edition),  Weasel Zippers notices New Poll Finds Majority Of Latinos Prefer GOP To Democrats,  Don't worry Allah, the Dems have a plan! From Campus Reform, 'Latine' is the new 'gender-neutral' term out to replace 'Latinx'.

AllahPundit upset that Dempocalypse: Public's view of the economy is worst in a decade, per new CNN poll, "As it is, I’ve begun to wonder if rising prices might end up achieving something I would have otherwise thought impossible. They may “Roe-proof” the midterms for Republicans." Sundance, JoeBamanomics, 77 Percent of Americans Rate Economy as Poor, 23 Percent Say Good, 63% of Americans Buying Fewer Groceries and Fed Raises Interest Rates .50 Percent, The Purposeful Inflation is Expected to Continue. At Da Lid, Think Your Gas Prices Are Too High? Just Wait- Here Comes Bidenflated Home Electric Costs. At WUWT, A Stake Through the Heartland – Inflation and Supply Chain Issues Are Greatly Stressing the Country’s Producing Class. At Da Tech Guy, Why the GOP Should Destroy the left in 2022 or the Cost of a Stolen Election explained in two Biscuits

Insty, GOT WOKE…: Disney’s Market Freefall. "“Shares of Disney have plummeted 23.5 percent since the start of March, falling from $145.70,” Ng writes. “Market cap is down $62.6 billion, from $265.3 to $202.7 billion.” AllahPundit has an orgasm as Here we go: Taxpayers sue DeSantis alleging violation of rights in ending Disney's special district. From the Wombat's In The Mailbox: 05.04.22 (Evening Edition) At the Floridian, Florida Dept. of Education Removes 'Woke content' From Textbooks and from Wombat's In The Mailbox: 05.04.22 (Morning Edition), Shark Tank: Fried Thinks DeSantis Will Ban Abortions In Florida. Capt. Ed at Haut Hair, Deeeeep Biden thoughts: Overturning Roe could mean banning LGBTQ kids from classrooms, you know. "“Is that legit?” No, it’s entirely insane, as big a legal non-sequitur as any demagogue could conjure up from the leaked draft in the Dobbs case." John Sexton at Haut Hair finds The true story behind a racial incident at a Virginia elementary school  really remarkable

Third-, fourth- and fifth-graders at Madison’s Trust Elementary School in Ashburn were instructed during their physical education period earlier this month to play a “game” that involved students working in groups, pretending to be runaway slaves and advancing through an obstacle course meant to represent the Underground Railroad.

In at least one instance, an African-American child in the class was designated as a slave for the activity, according to Loudoun NAACP Chapter President Michelle Thomas, who said she’s heard several complaints from parents regarding the activity.

JB Shurk at Da Fed sees 5 Ways Democrat Policies Work To Destroy Children’s Lives, but who's counting?

Ace, Obama, Soros, European Politicians Behind Push to Pressure Corporations to Boycott Twitter Unless Musk Agrees to Act as the Censor for The Regime, "Muh Private Corporation, National Review whined." Eugene Volokh at the Volokh Conspiracy, Should the FCC Block Elon Musk from Buying Twitter? No. Insty, “OPEN MARKETS INSTITUTE” WANTS FCC TO CLOSE MARKETS TO MUSK, GETS OWNED BY FCC: “The FCC has no authority to block Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter, and to suggest otherwise is absurd. I would welcome the full FCC making it clear that we will not entertain these types of frivolous arguments.” "Who funds the Open Markets Institute? Sunlight is the best disinfectant." KT at Haut Hair notes Elon Musk asks: Who is funding organizations pressuring Twitter advertisers to stop? At PJ Media, Stephen Kruiser asks Where Was the Lefty Outrage When Jeff Bezos Bought WaPo? I recall relief that he saved it from bankruptcy. Sundance has a Splodey Head Alert, Donald Trump Encouraged Elon Musk to Buy Twitter

Twitchy, Sen. Rand Paul takes the ‘disinformation’ truth hammer to DHS chief Mayorkas for several minutes

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