Trump has shown a rare flash of flexibility in signing a police reform executive order, breaking a hitherto narrow commitment to law enforcement.
Plus: Ferguson’s evidence, two metres distance, Desmond’s donation, Jenrick’s response.
Trump seems to be modelling himself on Richard Nixon. But he’s more like segregationalist George Wallace.
American liberals have a fervent belief in equality, and will do everything they can for the American people short of spending any time with them.
Here are snapshots from four of them: Michigan, Arizona, Florida and Pennsylvania. Biden leads in all four, but these are early days.
In political terms, there is still time for the Coronavirus crisis to turn the tables on the President. But it hasn’t yet.
Plus: An outpouring of affection for Johnson. We reach Defcon Raab. The EU messes up (again). And: could Sleepy Joe wake up as President?
It will put more pressure on postal votes and digital campaigning – reward candidates with existing financial backing and a sophisticated media strategy.
The President belittles the state governors, whose role in tackling the virus is important, instead of making common cause with them.
Let’s say that Patel did, on occasion, shout – or lose her temper. Should that really be deemed unacceptable?
His campaign team are likely to be rubbing their hands with glee at the prospect of facing off against Sanders.
And how we reached what seems like an unusually grim and shambolic time in national life.
“Read the transcript” has become the à la mode at Trump rallies, replacing previous favourites including “Lock her up” and “Build the wall”.
A portion of his 2016 voters are unimpressed and wavering – but the President’s fate is not settled. Particularly as the Democrats are yet to agree a candidate.
Canadians might just decide that, on balance, they prefer the guy who believes in something bigger than himself.