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Commentary: Only the ‘experts’ were surprised

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Commentary: Only the ‘experts’ were surprised

By George Melloan TheStatehouseFile.com Some pundits are rating the Donald Trump victory as the “greatest upset” in presidential election history. One suspects that it was only an “upset” to an establishment that thought the boorish hotel magnate was “unfit” to be president. Voters, particularly the wage-earners and small business owners in flyover country, thought otherwise. […]

Commentary: Scoping the Clinton-Trump fights

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Commentary: Scoping the Clinton-Trump fights

By George Melloan TheStatehouseFile.com Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both say that they are “fighting” for the best interests of average Americans. Next Monday night, at Hofstra University in Hempstead, Long Island, the two will climb into the ring and,  as candidates for the presidency, “fight” each other. Millions of American will be tuned in […]

Commentary: Offer zero finance and people will come

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Commentary: Offer zero finance and people will come

By George Melloan TheStatehouseFile.com  Sales of new cars and light trucks set a fast pace in July, hitting an annual rate of 17.8 million vehicles. Dealers thus hope that this will be an even better year than 2015, when sales were the highest in 11 years. New house sales also surged in July to an […]