The charge against Donald Trump’s immigration so-called proposals is that they’re nonsensical word salad meant to appeal to white people. Corey Lewandowski inadvertently lent credence to that story last night.
Trump’s vow to “bring back coal” would be one of his easiest promises to break. The problem for coal isn’t just that it’s dirty energy. It’s that natural gas is cheaper. Trashing every environmental law on the books would not change the fact of free market life that consumers are going to buy the less expensive product.