Focus group: Former Trump voters say he should never hold office again

Between the lines: Coronavirus was not the reason most turned against Trump.

Ten had made up their minds before last March; some had buyer’s remorse almost immediately after the 2016 election.

Rather than one tipping point, voters mentioned his moral failings, weaponizing social media, acting unpresidential, bullying, firing Cabinet members for sport, antagonizing racial and partisan divisions in society and separating children and parents at the Mexico border.

Some felt duped for thinking he was a savvy businessman who could get things done that career politicians hadn’t.

“I was just so over it,” said one voter, Matt S. from Georg