Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

Trump takes over the Republican Party

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT President Donald Trump has managed to do something that Ronald Reagan could not do, and neither could George H.W. Bush or George W. Bush. He has made the Republican Party totally and completely his.  The recent Gallup Poll numbers bear out this perverse feat. He registered the highest approval rating among Republicans Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

HUTCHINSON REPORT: Republicans scream about obstructionism?

“I don’t remember us treating their nominees this way,” That is what Utah Republican Sen. Orin Hatch raged at his Democratic Senate colleagues when they had the temerity to boycott confirmation hearings on two of President Donald Trump appointees. Hatch, of course, had to feign righteous anger, indignation and disgust at what be branded the Read More…

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THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: More Baton Rouge incidents could elect Trump

Here are some key dates in presidential history, politics and elections that tell much about why the wanton murder of three police officers in Baton Rouge could loom big in 2016. The dates are 1964, 1968, 1980, 1992, 2001 and 2008. In 1964, Republican presidential contender Barry Goldwater ran hard on an unabashed state’s right, Read More…