Rep. Tom McClintock brought ’em to their feet at the Kalahari resort in Sandusky, invoking Ronald Reagan’s name. Reflecting the tenor of the crowd, two-thirds of whom are new to national conventions, he proclaimed a new Republican Party.
A woman has the right to determine when and whether she will bear a child. That right – first established by the U.S. Supreme Court in Roe v. Wade in 1973 – was reaffirmed on Monday when the court struck down a law that placed obstacles in front of Texas women who wanted to get an abortion.
It was interesting that the first press release The Bee’s editorial page staff has received from the Trump campaign arrived Friday afternoon. In it, The Donald was crowing about how “UK voters shocked the world” with their decision to exit the European Union.
Clearly livid with Democrats for wresting control of the floor (literally) of the U.S. House with a sit-in over gun laws, Speaker Paul Ryan found himself fuming behind a bank of microphones Thursday morning.