Canadians might just decide that, on balance, they prefer the guy who believes in something bigger than himself.
Posts Tagged: Hillary Clinton
Ben Roback: The racism row. Trump has set a trap for the Democrats – but risks also falling into it himself.
The White House attack on “the squad” risks turning out Democratic voters as a natural by-product of seeking to turn out Republicans.
The UK – US relationship will roll on, despite his insults to our Ambassdor. To suggest otherwise is leadership election positioning, not real politics.
What he detests is less liberalism than democracy, and the obstacle it poses to Russian foreign policy objectives.
By nominating him, they would be wagering a similar bet to the one they placed in 2016 when Clinton was selected as the safe candidate.
Here in Britain, the two main parties are being punished by voters for tearing up their Brexit commitments.
So though he presents himself as anti-Trump, he has something in common with him. And there could, astonishingly, be a future for socialism in America.
As a woman in Iowa told us: “It’s like the CEO of the company I work for. I don’t care if you’re the nicest guy in the world. I care that I’m going to have a job from day to day.”
Ben Roback: From Presidents 41 to 45 – different backgrounds, different manners, different beliefs, and a different Republican Party
The older Bush was a man of free markets, small government, global engagement…and good manners.
The Republicans made gains in the Senate, the Democrats won back the House – but that’s not enough to give them the stranglehold on Trump that they wanted.
Lord Ashcroft: “I was like, we must pick one of these? But I’m pleasantly surprised.” My pre-election focus groups from California.
Despite his dominance of the national scene, Trump was hardly a consideration for most of our participants when it came to deciding how to vote this week.
I suspect his opponents will make little progress as they continue to talk about conduct while his electoral coalition is more interested in delivery.
Chloe Westley: Bashing Corbyn is not enough. The Conservatives need to offer more homes, lower taxes – and a clean Brexit.
People may be switching off when they hear negative stories about him, in the same way that Americans ignored Hillary Clinton’s warnings about Trump.
If overcome by the belief that Putin bought the referendum, our advice is to lie down in a dark room until the feeling goes away.
The next election is vulnerable to cyber attack. That’s why I, a Republican, am working with Democrats and others to help protect democracy itself.