Why Is Sarah Palin Getting Trashed?

Why is it that when someone decides to endorse one candidate, the supporters of other candidates feel the need to ridicule the endorser? Sarah Palin endorsed Donald Trump and suddenly our own side rips her to shreds. Her motives are questioned, she is painted as a total failure at everything she has ever done, and even her family members are maligned.

There is one; however, who did not take that approach Continue reading

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Predictions for Iowa

The Iowa caucuses are just days away now. I’ll go out on a limb and make some predictions. These are not endorsements, just observations.

I predict a record turnout. 65% of the vote will go to Donald Trump and Ted Cruz combined. Ben Carson comes in third if his supporters don’t throw in the towel and not show up.

Let me address the Ben Carson supporters with a message that applies to everyone. Continue reading

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Immigration Plan of Donald Trump and Grassroots – No Political Correctness

In my last Note from Don Cole, I made this observation: “Even though Trump is high in the polls there is one thing that I have not seen. I see no ground game.” That box is now checked in Iowa.

I saw more than one report during the week about the activities at the Iowa State Fair that specifically addressed Trump’s ground game in Iowa. Trump hired Chuck Laudner to manage his Iowa effort. Laudner was the head of Rick Santorum’s team that won the Iowa Caucuses in 2012.

A Washington Post article quoted an organizer for Rick Perry who made this observation, “You cannot swing a dead cat in Iowa and not hit a Trump person . . . . . The Trump people are everywhere with literature and T-shirts and signing people up.” Continue reading

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