In the era of reality show politics, it’s not going away
Jay CarusoI wrote about likability in politicians, its roots and how the narrative that it is gender specific, is not true.
Jay CarusoFor anyone who says that the "likability" factor is rarely applied to men, they haven't followed much of the news around Ted Cruz. My latest for @ArcDigi features a zinger from Twitter-less Neal Dewing.
Jay Caruso30 minutes until the first issue of my weekly newsletter, The Monday Notice goes out. Topics include the difficulty Trump will have dealing with divided government and some comments about which Democrats are the early 2020 favorites. Still time to sign up
One of the features of 2018 politics was the ascension of the Right’s favorite young, upstart Socialist defeating a longtime Democratic incumbent representative in the U.S. House of Representatives. At first, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gave mainstream...
Jay CarusoAttacks On Ocasio-Cortez Are Reaching Self-Defeating Levels
If one were to draw a Venn diagram between ardent Trump supporters and ardent Trump critics, within the intersection of the two, you’d likely find individuals like the junior Republican senator from Nebraska, Ben Sasse.
Jay CarusoThe thing about Mitt is he will become a victim of what I wrote about here with Ben Sasse. #MAGA will hate him and others will say Mitt is "complicit" if he dares to support anything advanced by Trump.
A review of Campus Battlefield: How Conservatives Can WIN the Battle of Ideas on Campus and Why It Matters by Charlie Kirk. Post Hill Press (October 2018), 160 pages. Charlie Kirk, founder and CEO of Turning Point USA, campus court jester, and...
Jay Caruso"It’s a tremendous, meta-textual “self-own,” something [Charlie] Kirk does with more frequency than perhaps any other public person, with the possible exception of Chris Cillizza." - @jgrantaddison 😂
Around 8:30 this morning, December 27th, Bre's friend went into her room and found her unresponsive and barely breathing. She immediately called 911 and Bre was taken to the hospital where she was admitted to the ICU, sedated & intubated, ...
Jay CarusoThis is terrible news. I've had the pleasure of meeting Bre. She's smart, funny and just a super-nice person. I hope she gets through this.
William Shatner introduces the never-before-seen lost ending of It's a Wonderful Life, where George Bailey (Dana Carvey) and the people of Bedford Falls take...
Jay CarusoSo the SNL "It's A Wonderful Life" spoof with Trump sucked as expected.
If you want to laugh, watch the It's A Wonderful Life "lost ending" SNL bit back when it was funny with Dana Carvey, Jon Lovitz and Phil Hartman. Wait for the elbow drop....