Not the first time has laughter been suggested as an effective tool against any one of many seriously awful Republicans. And Donald Trump may be an ideal target for diminishment-by-guffaw.
James Fallows raises the possibility and suggests Marco Rubio may be attempting to use this magic -- this "kryptonite" -- on his adversary. A video of Rubio's effort at stand-up doesn't do a lot for Rubio. He's kind of (but not very) amusing with more than a little whine creeping into his performance.
Obama, as one of Fallows' readers reminds him, is known for doing a much better job.
Some truly dazzling people are endorsing The Donald. Andy Borowitz reports on the lineup.
Aides to the G.O.P. front-runner, Donald Trump, expressed concern on Friday that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s endorsement of their candidate might overshadow equally impressive words of praise that Trump received yesterday from the former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke. ...
... [Campaign spokesman] Dorrinson said that the Trump campaign expects an avalanche of endorsements from G.O.P. leaders, white supremacists, and neo-Nazis in the days and weeks ahead. “Sure, that’s going to cause scheduling problems,” he said. “But those are the kinds of problems every campaign would love to have.”