There's a simple reason why Republicans default to the culture wars. It is because it doesn't cost their donor class any money.
If Republicans pass laws banning transgender people from bathrooms, that doesn't hurt the Koch brothers, it doesn't hurt Sheldon Adelson, it doesn't affect them at all.
I am not someone who would ban all guns if I could.
One of my brothers is a sports shooting enthusiast and has a range in his backyard and whenever Louise and I go back to Michigan we stay with him, and if we're there over the weekend we're always in the backyard shooting.
Trump has said that he wants to send the whack job who killed 8 people in New York last week to Gitmo.
What Trump is doing here, he's been doing long enough and well enough that it's starting to become quite obvious.
His game is to constantly own the news cycle.
And the way that you constantly own the news cycle is by being outrageous.
Judge Roy Moore, the "Ten Commandments Judge" in Alabama now running for the U.S. Senate, says the controversy he and Fox News have stirred up is about religion.
People Are Officially Done With John Kelly After His 'Absurd' Civil War Comments.
This is fascinating. "The White House chief of staff blamed the war on a 'lack of compromise'?" A lack of compromise? The Civil War!
The Republican tax plan costs five trillion dollars which is not paid for and will not create jobs or do anything to stimulate the economy.