Posts Tagged ‘Election’

Editor’s note: Edward Morrissey, a conservative, is a senior editor and correspondent for HotAir.com. For another view, read “Trump off to a promising start”.

(CNN) — In every election cycle, someone arrives to provide a political freak show, but even by those standards, the fascination of some Republicans for Donald Trump defies easy explanation.

Trump’s fame comes from his highly leveraged real-estate and casino dealings starting in the 1980s as well as his three marriages, dabbling in professional wrestling over the past couple of decades, a new multilevel marketing organization that sells vitamin supplements and a television show that made “You’re fired!” into a Trump trademark. (more…)

Singer/rapper Wyclef Jean was injured in Haiti Saturday (March 19), on the eve of the country’s presidential runoff vote.
Jean, a Haiti native was shot in the hand in Port-au-Prince when the car he was riding in along rapper Busta Rhymes was attacked according to Boombox.
The former Fugees member saw his bid to become president of Haiti cut short last year due to residency issues, but has remained a strong figure on the political front.
Spokeswoman Cindy Tanenbaum told CNN Wyclef was recovering. “He is doing well,” she said.

Nobody else in the vehicle was injured.