Friday, July 19, 2019
Buried beneath the blustery bravado of Donald Trump’s openly racist attacks on four Democratic congresswomen of color were clear signs of electoral anxiety. Trump insists he is producing great results for the country, especially on the economy. And yet, at the price of provoking great backlash, he moved in an unprecedented manner this week to portray four nonwhite Democratic representatives as fundamentally un-American, not only ideologically, but also racially and ethnically.
Progressives should keep structural problems front and center when framing popular policy ideas; Americans are concerned with Trump’s approach to Iran; a majority continues to support removing Trump from office.Read More
Support for impeachment remains steady following the public hearings, while majorities think Trump committed wrongdoing and find the arguments from impeachment advocates convincing.Read More
The President’s missteps on foreign policy, taxes, and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) offers clear openings for progressives.Read More