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Lord Ashcroft: Protesting against the state visit doesn’t do Britain any favours, nor does it do Trump any harm
Whether or not we like the choice American voters made, we should respect it.
An experienced pilot warned David Cameron of the problems seven years ago.
Democrats, meanwhile, are still searching for a response.
Will he make America great again? What is more important – jobs or building the wall? And why do Democrats think Hillary lost?
If ever a small community deserve a change of fortune, it is the residents of the island, and I will continue to play a small part in making life uncomfortable for those who let them down.
Lord Ashcroft: Now the Left blames the voters for America’s result – an arrogance that helps to show why it lost
Like the Conservatives after 1997, Corbyn’s Labour and some Remainers, America’s Democrats are failing to learn from their mistakes.
A poll of nearly 30,000 voters reveals both Trump and Clinton supporters expecting to feel “fear”, “concern”, “disbelief” and “despair” if their candidate loses.
Lord Ashcroft: My US focus groups find Ohio in a dilemma. “One you don’t trust and one seems like an idiot.”
Plus, I interview Howard Dean, Hector Gomez and Steve Schmidt.
Lord Ashcroft: My focus groups in Florida. “Trump’s tapped into something really down and dirty in our country”
“The comfort for the Republican Party right now is that as bleak as things seem… their saviour may be out there figuring it out without anyone really even knowing it.”
Lord Ashcroft: My focus groups in Arizona. “The British completely fail to get how different America is”
“Even though I’m a registered Republican there’s no way I can bring myself up to voting for Trump”.
The 2012 Republican nominee for President talks about his campaign, his successor, and his party.
“I can’t vote for Clinton, so I think, I’m going to vote for him, but then every time he opens up his mouth I go: ‘Good God!’ ”.
Lord Ashcroft: My focus groups in Virginia. “I may think Trump’s a despicable person, but I’m not gonna not vote.”
In the face of a stark choice, there are now vanishingly few undecided voters.
Lord Ashcroft: For my focus groups in North Carolina, Clinton fails to enthuse and Trump fails to reassure
Few in our African American groups thought very much had improved for them personally during Barack Obama’s eight years in the White House.