Politics (page 6)

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    Trump and marketing

    Shermichael Singleton writes for the Washington Examiner about one advantage President Trump brings to the 2020 election campaign. President Trump’s success as a political candidate can be attributed to his understanding of politics and the political process as “essentially a marketing problem,” as David Reid wrote in his…
    Mitch Kokai, February 11, 2020
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    Mean beats crazy in presidential politics

    John Fund of National Review Online takes stock of the 2020 presidential race. This past week many Democrats began saying publicly what they have been agonizing about privately: It’s entirely possible Donald Trump could win reelection. The odds are increasing that his opponent will end up being viewed…
    Mitch Kokai, February 11, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Brooke Conrad reports on a recent forum in Raleigh that highlighted North Carolina’s continuing debate over voter ID. The Daily Journal focuses on North Carolina’s response to a recent U.S. Supreme Court case involving taxation of trusts.
    Mitch Kokai, February 11, 2020
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    Democrats’ growing acceptance of socialism

    Philip Wegmann of Real Clear Politics highlights an interesting development among the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls. The bad word wasn’t bleeped. Whoever walks out of Milwaukee and the Democratic National Convention with the presidential nomination in July will be labeled. Would they mind what comes with it? In…
    Mitch Kokai, February 10, 2020
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    The Trump economy and 2020 Democrats

    While most Americans should be happy about a booming economy, editors at the Washington Examiner highlight one group that’s bound to be disappointed. The Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday added another pile of good news to the mountain of data showing that the contemporary economy is the…
    Mitch Kokai, February 10, 2020
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    Democrats won’t beat Trump by calling Americans racists

    John Podhoretz uses a New York Post column to challenge a questionable Democratic electoral tactic. The Democrats are lucky the February debate in New Hampshire took place on a Friday night, when relatively few were watching — because if they wanted to deliver the message to the working-class…
    Mitch Kokai, February 10, 2020
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    Trump’s Democratic targets

    Fletch Daniels writes at the American Thinker about Donald Trump’s strategy for winning a second term as president. President Donald Trump’s campaign strategy came into sharp focus during the State of the Union address, and the Democrats are horrified at the mirror held up to their faces. The…
    Mitch Kokai, February 10, 2020
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    Warren goes ‘full weasel’ after racism accusation

    Paul Mirengoff of the Power Line blog explores Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s reaction to a troubling accusation against her campaign. Six African-American staffers from Elizabeth Warren’s Nevada campaign have resigned. They accused the campaign of “tokenism” and racial insensitivity, and claimed that their work environment was “toxic.”…
    Mitch Kokai, February 10, 2020