GOP presidential candidates seem to think basketball is the key to Hoosier voters. Admittedly, many of us like talking basketball.  As a general rule though, we prefer talking it with others who know just a little about it. With our great state serving as the center of the GOP nomination circus this week, the two leaders both tried to connect with us.  It would be a waste of time to make fun of their embarrassing attempts if they had filled our ears with substance following their gaffes.  But since they haven't, I get to write another column about the field's utter ...

Last Tuesday's New York primary pushed the leaders in the race for presidential nominations of the two major parties closer to the finish line.  The "process" for both parties has been under fire to varying degrees this year. As the campaigns arrive in Indiana this week, I feel the need to point out some basic parts of the American process for selecting its executive. The process we are in right now is the nominating process.  Not the election.  Political parties nominate.  And those parties create their own rules for their own processes.  It's a lesson that was available to Donald Trump ...