Donald Trump may be an idiot, but even an idiot can accidentally hit on the right strategy. He knows that his so-called base, about 40%, isn’t enough to get him re-elected. And there’s nothing he can do to add to it. So his only hope is to discourage enough of the other 60% from voting … Continue reading THE CAMPAIGN AS OF AUGUST 2019
Apparently in American presidential politics there’s something called a base. The Democrats have one, the Republics have another, and Donald Trump has his very own. Voters who don’t belong to a base can drift from one candidate to another, but not if you do belong to one. But if you’re a member of one you … Continue reading WHAT’S A POLITICIAN’S BASE?