Category Archives: 2020 election

Trumpgret? Will Trump’s New Hampshire struggle popularize a new political term?

Are voters feeling ‘Trumpgret?’ When Chad Johansen voted for Donald Trump in 2016, he hoped he was picking someone who could help small-business owners compete with bigger companies. But that hasn’t happened, and now the 26-year-old owner of NH iPhone … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Donald Trump

Trump campaign sees political advantage in a divisive appeal to working-class white voters

Toluse Olorunnipa and Ashley Parker in the Washington Post – President Trump surprised his own campaign when he called out four minority congresswomen with a racist go-back-to-your-country taunt, leaving top aides initially unsure of how to respond. But in the … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Donald Trump, Political parties, strategy, Washington Post

Senate Intelligence report on Russian meddling sounds alarm for 2020

Martin Matishak of Politico – The Senate Intelligence Committee has outlined the dire need for the U.S. to better defend elections against attacks, such as the massive campaign Russia carried out to disrupt the 2016 vote. The Committee detailed the … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Cyber security, Politico, Technology, Thought-Provoking Analysis

The Debate: Joe Biden was brilliantly and gloriously adequate

Dana Milbank of the Washington Post – Joe Biden was good enough. And that, in itself, was a victory. His fellow Democrats began attacking him in the very first minute of Wednesday night’s debate, and they didn’t stop. They attacked … Continue reading

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White Americans SAY They’re Less Prejudiced

Dan Hopkins of the University of Pennsylvania, published in FiveThirtyEight – The issues of racism and racial divisions in politics are front and center again in the wake of President Trump’s tweets and comments about four congresswomen of color. But … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Donald Trump, Racism