In the wake of the election, it was possible – indeed necessary – to consider the rational Trump voter: disaffected, disenfranchised, frustrated, looking for a change from politics as usual.
Like any attention-challenged high schooler, he still couldn't resist playing hooky and pounding out early morning tweets that read like adolescent cries for help. But you could always tell when he had absorbed some new (to him) fact by the enthusiasm with which he shared it.
The only certainty for now is that this was a terrible day for Trump.
This failure is just a new illustration of the deep divisions that have for years been splitting the Republican Party.
Nobody knows how it will turn out, and we are all just stuck in the middle.
<i>Barack Obama cannot convince the Republicans that the time is due for an energy revolution. Nevertheless, Obama is helping in this time of harsh economic reality.</i>
“Coal. Guns. Freedom.” That was the slogan with which the Republican Mitch McConnell was elected to be senator in his state of Kentucky. The [Read more]
Last week, Senate Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell confirmed that he is a sore loser. After the victory of the so-called Freedom Act, the initiative that President Barack Obama signed into law to regulate spying programs in the U.S., McConnell appeared livid as a result of the defeat and claimed that this win [Read more]