The funniest thing about this intervention is that it began last Wednesday, the day before he launched into his already legendary spiel at the briefing about “cleaning” the body internally, possibly with some sort of disinfectant.
Imagine if he hadn’t been cautioned before then by his own advisors to think about reining it in. What the hell would have he said on Thursday instead? “If you have a fever, try a little Clorox down the hatch. What do you have to lose?”
The Times was the first paper to report bad news from polling by GOP outfits. “Republicans were taken aback this past week by the results of a 17-state survey commissioned by the Republican National Committee,” it claimed in a story published over the weekend, insisting that the data showed Trump “struggling” in battleground states and likely to lose the election absent an economic revival. The polling by his own campaign also showed an “erosion of support,” allegedly. Now here’s WaPo largely confirming those details: