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Barack Obama can't be president because he lacks a valid birth certificate. Judge Gonzalo Curiel can't rule on a legal case fairly because he is of Mexican heritage. So it is in the world of Donald Trump. But it's Trump who is un-American.
In the waning time before the last Democratic presidential primaries, Sanders has hitched his hopes on the superdelegates overturning pledged delegates and giving him the nomination.
A key part of his case hinges on general election polls, with the claim that they show he would be the stronger nominee against Trump. While there are many reasons why superdelegates are quite unlikely to do this, there are five specific reasons why polls won’t help Sanders shift superdelegates.
Republican presidential candidates face a dilemma on same sex marriage. What will excite GOP caucus goers in Iowa will doom prospects in New Hampshire; but playing to New Hampshire voters means devastating defeat in Iowa.
MIke Huckabee and Rick Santorum have both taken the Iowa caucuses and several other primary states. Former Texas Governor Rick Perry returns a more experienced and formidable candidate. But unless they can get the endorsement of party insiders, they are all doomed in 2016.