Donald Trump’s presidential campaign went into a tailspin Friday evening when audio leaked of the GOP nominee making vulgar comments about women with host Billy Bush during a 2005 taping of Access Hollywood.
Sounding like a character written by Joe Eszterhas, the recently married Trump brags to a Salacious Crumb-like Billy Bush about his failure to sleep with a married woman after taking her furniture shopping.
“My view actually is simple. Debates on this should follow science, and should follow data. And many of the alarmists on global warming, they’ve got a problem because the science doesn’t back them up.”
While waiting for Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst’s GOP response to the President’s State of the Union Address to play on Politico’s video player, an ad for Smirnoff Ice played. After watching Ernst’s speech, I realized it wasn’t an ad. It was a recommendation.
President Obama’s weekend unveiling of tax cut proposals for the middle class was a much welcomed surprise – unless you were the Republican Party, who exhibited a similar reaction to that of a bull meeting a matador in the arena.
This November, all eyes will be focused on the Senate. The Republicans only need to win six seats to take control from the Democratic majority, one of which happens to be in my beautiful home state of Iowa. Unfortunately, the Iowa race also features one of the nation’s most insane candidates: Republican Joni Ernst.