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.
Posts Tagged: Hillary Clinton
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.
Obama and his partners ignored the loudly-voiced concerns of our key Gulf strategic partners and Israel that the deal ignored potential Iranian interference in the region.
We need America. So we need its President – whether we like him or not. May must not let Macron walk off with Europe’s defence and security leadership.
Lord Ashcroft: “We didn’t elect him to be a saint, we elected him to be a leader.” My latest American focus groups.
We found that those who had voted enthusiastically for Trump were still on board, and were prepared to overlook his private conduct, however regrettable they found it.
J P Floru: People only moan about the use of Facebook data when it is used by campaigns they dislike
If Hillary and Remain had won, using the same methods, would anyone at the Guardian or the BBC have cared a bean about Cambridge Analytica’s behaviour?
David Frum expresses the dismay of an upright North American conservative at the triumph of Trump.
The Brexit negotiations and the lack of an obvious successor are likely to keep her in place at least until we leave the EU in March 2019.