How long do you suppose, before the initial “R” signifying “Republican” is also understood to mean “Russian?” Let’s assume that special counsel Robert Mueller produces strong evidence that shady GOP campaign officials such as, say, Paul Manafort, conspired with Russian operatives. What would it take for your Trump-loving brother-in-law to transition from “witch hunt!” to […]
The tax scam championed by Republicans is doing exactly what critics warned: showering the wealthy with deficit-financed tax breaks, while leaving workers and the American middle class behind. The latest Gallup poll confirms, once again, a majority of Americans disapprove of the GOP tax bill.
The latest piece of bad news for Republicans is a new poll showing more than 6 in 10 Orange County residents disapprove of Trump, with an anaemic 37 percent approving of him. On top of those numbers, more residents want Democrats to control Congress than want Republicans to control it.
Republican prospects this November are so bad that some are already writing off the House and worrying about trying to hold on to the Senate. And now there’s more evidence of trouble ahead: Their base of older, educated white voters is abandoning them.
From ignoring his top military advisers on Syria strategy, to tossing aside his prepared tax cut statements to wallow in anti-immigration hate rhetoric, to telling supporters on AM talk radio that his real approval rating actually hovers around 60 recent, Trump seems to have retreated even further into a misinformation cocoon within the White House.