Crisfield not Cleveland was the place to be, for Hogan at least

It took Gov. Larry Hogan about two and half hours to drive 126 miles from Annapolis to the Tawes Crab and Clam Bake in Crisfield, and then it took him another two and half hours to go about 100 yards from where he arrived to the Bruce Bereano tent. “It was unbelievable,” said the governor as he finally got to sit down and eat some fresh picked crab with crackers and cream cheese.

Vatz analysis: Another mixed night of Republican speechifying

The major speeches at the Republican National Convention Wednesday night revealed some cardinal strengths and weaknesses of the Republican effort to win the White House. While others rose to the occasion, Ted Cruz delivered rhetorical betrayal; it was the Pearl Harbor sneak attack of speeches; it can only hurt Donald Trump and Ted Cruz.

Ben Carson compares Hillary to Lucifer in GOP convention speech

It was the job he wanted: president of the United States. But Tuesday night, Dr. Ben Carson took the stage at Quicken Loans Arena in support of his one-time competitor, Donald Trump, as he became the Republican nominee for that very job. The message from the retired neurosurgeon was startling — by electing presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, the United States would be choosing a person “who has as their role model somebody who acknowledges Lucifer.”

Why this Kittleman supports Trump

Some of my friends . . . and at least one daughter . . . find my opinion and passion for Donald Trump a bit hard to comprehend, writes Delegate Trent Kittleman. The election of Donald Trump may very well be the last, best hope of preserving this country as the constitutional republic our founders created.

Rascovar: Trump all the way for Md. delegates

This is a big week for Republicans – their quadrennial national convention in Cleveland. For Maryland’s conventioneers, it’s “Donald Trump All the Way.” Nary a discouraging word will be heard from them – unless they’re talking about Hillary Clinton.
The state’s GOP delegates’ loyalty to Trump, the party’s flamboyant and controversial presumptive nominee, was sealed when the New York real estate tycoon thrashed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich in the April 26 Maryland primary.