We are a nation that has a government—not the other way around. And this makes us special among the nations of the Earth. Our government has no power except that granted it by the people. It is time to check and reverse the growth of government, which shows signs of having grown beyond the consent of the governed.

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Who speaks gibberish with such elán? Trump or Sharpton?

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Trump charm wearing off for Rush?

Donald Trump is no serious person’s idea of a conservative. Frankly, I don’t think he sees past his ego far enough to have a coherent political philosophy. I understand the primal scream that seems to explain his fervent supporters, but eventually you have...

How much more controversial a figure is Alex Jones compared to, say . . . Jeremiah Wright? Or William Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn? (I mean, Alex Jones is just a verbal bomb-thrower.)

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Assume also that these same journalists are desperate for ratings or clicks. If Trump offers them a controversy that will both drive attention and help Democrats, how could they say no?

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TRUMP: VOTERS ‘STUPID’ TO BELIEVE IN CARSON’S REDEMPTION

Jim Geraghty TRUMP: VOTERS ‘STUPID’ TO BELIEVE IN CARSON’S REDEMPTION So much for the diplomatic Donald Trump. Two days after adopting a more conciliatory tone with his rivals in the Fox Business Network debate, Trump went on what may be his most vicious tirade yet....