Trump is a believer in the cult of himself and whatever is financially, politically or egotistically beneficial to him in a given moment.
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Trump has apparently expressed quite clearly and to many people that the amazing thing to him about all those young people who did serve was that there was nothing in it for them.
One of the questions is, “Which do you identify as?” The answer choices: American or Socialist.
Nationally, the pollster now shows Biden leading by 51-43, which is no change from what it found just before the two-week convention season.
In the 2016 presidential election, about 5.7 percent of votes went to minor party candidates.
Thirty-one percent of the country had a favorable view of the president, actually down one point from a poll taken a week earlier.
“You see, once upon a time, the rest of the world needed to learn from America,” Zakaria said. “Now, America needs to learn from the rest of the world.”
The New York Times noted that and other interesting details in an interview published this morning.
His hourlong+ address on the White House lawn was filled with bizarre claims and exaggerations.
One of President Trump’s agendas, Edsall writes, is “the preservation of the status quo by stemming the erosion of the privileged status of white Christian America.”
By what logic was the vice president blaming Joe Biden for the current awful state of the economy, or the breakdown of law and order?
“The convention is now clearly barreling down two very different tracks,” he writes. “The first is aimed at inflaming Trump’s base …. The other track appeals to those who yearn for the kinder, gentler Republican Party ….”
His speech seemed to invoke all the resentments against certain changes in America over recent decades that created the breeding ground for his father’s rise in the first place.
I’m so behind the times that I can’t stop thinking about persuadable voters.
I rely on an NBC graphic, which compares the performance of the U.S. economy during the first three years of Trump’s term with the second term of Obama.
In the New York Times, Adam Nagourney revisits the tale of how George H.W. Bush overcame Michael Dukakis’ summer advantage in the polls.
Biden offered two lists of considerations voters should take into account in deciding between himself and Donald Trump. Both lists were very helpful.
Other recent polls show Biden’s lead in Minnesota anywhere from 2 to 18 points.
The summary: Joe Biden is a good man. He will save democracy in America, just by being a normal president and not an ignorant megalomaniac. Donald Trump represents a grave threat to our democracy.
According to a chilling op-ed in the New York Times by Adam Jentleson, Donald Trump personifies and epitomizes the current Republican Party.