This is astute quizzing by a capital journalist: David M. Drucker, senior congressional correspondent for the Washington Examiner, wonders if the Republican Party has “given up on getting rid of Obamacare.” Great point. We hear very little about it anymore, but hopefully it will rise and become a key component of campaigning closer to election time. We know Donald Trump (R-Billions), who leads the polls for his party’s presidential nomination, wants government to own and manage health care. Meanwhile, guys like Bobby Jindal (Louisiana governor) and Scott Walker (Wisconsin governor and candidate dropout) were leading the charge. As for the others? Crickets.
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Surprise, surprise! Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) is said to have won the first debate among Democratic contenders for the nomination. Couldn’t have been that difficult with her fiercest challenger, Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.), “pardoning” her over the whole e-mail server mess. And whoever is coaching Sanders needs to be fired. That was a really poor move.
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Oh, yeah, Real Clear Politics polling averages show that 63.7 percent of the nation believes President Barack Obama is leading the nation down the wrong path. That’s a statement result.
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As some of us were sleeping, the Zionsville Education Foundation quietly turned 20. It has been a steady climb, we’re told, to the point where the foundation routinely helps Zionsville Community Schools teachers and provides classroom support. There is coverage elsewhere in the paper today, but we want to salute the foundation’s efforts here. Congratulations to all members past and present. To the future!