It’s almost like America has forgotten what happened in 2016. It’s not enough to attack Trump for his character, his tweets, or his bad policies. Democrats have to nominate someone sane enough to win over swing voters. It might be a bridge too far.
With Warren’s and Sanders’s aggressive taxation plans, it’s no wonder Democrats are afraid for the candidates’ chances in a solid economy. More moderate than his peers but too timid to talk over them at the Democratic debates, even Biden is losing ground. The fact that Bloomberg picked this week to jump into the race is telling.
Despite years of Russia investigations and months of impeachment proceedings, Trump’s approval rating hit 43% this month — five points higher than on the day he was elected. As an incumbent, albeit a chaotic one, he holds a massive advantage. But that doesn’t mean he can’t be beaten.