GOP’s boat ride into darkness

“The horror. The horror. . .” – closing lines from “Apocalypse Now.” I didn’t think of contrasting the Republican Party’s current situation with Francis Ford Coppola’s movie masterpiece until the New York Times editorialized about Donald Trump’s ascendancy and the Republican Party’s “trek into darkness.” “Apocalypse Now,” based on Joseph Conrad’s “Heart of Darkness,” is…

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Trump: party of one

At the onset of this soapbox derby, one outcome seemed scariest of all for the GOP: that Donald would go third-party. Well, brethren, that outcome has come. Don’t let the ballot confuse you. How else to explain the following headline on CBS.com? “Inside Republicans’ failed attempts at blocking Trump’s rise.” Republicans blocking Trump? He’s a Republican,…

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