Dick Price: You imagine him sitting in his pajamas on the edge of his bed, tweeting away at 5 a.m. with only a drowsy bodyguard for company, as Melania has the good sense to stay hundreds of miles away in New York City, polishing her nails and wondering if she should have just stayed in Slovenia.
Around here, the betting is that he can’t make six months at this rate before he blows a gasket, or the Republican-led Congress manages to push him aside, or his own Justice Department brings charges.
Hillary may yet win the popular vote nationwide, but Donald Trump will be our 45th President. His tweet-length policy statements will drive the public debate. Take this survey to tell us what you think went wrong.
hen we launched the most recent LA Progressive survey —and when most people had filled it out—the Clinton Machine seemed to have found its footing at last, with Hillary gliding to a telling victory on November 8th. But then FBI Director James Comey announced that his G-men would again be digging into Clinton’s emails—or those […]
Dick Price: Today, let’s look directions Donald Trump and his family might find themselves in two years.
Dick & Sharon: But then that debate happened last Monday night, making it seem a whole lot less likely that Donald Trump or anyone from his entourage will find themselves in the White House on anything but a visitor’s pass—or so you would think.
Dick and Sharon: In the final part of the survey, we want to know what you and your family would react should Donald Trump become our 45th president.
Dick Price and Sharon Kyle: The biggest majority of you—68% of those who took the survey—foresee increasing racial tensions breaking out into violence against people of color and immigrants.
Gene Rothman: For those who support the progressive wing of the Democratic party or see it as the most realistically viable means of changing America, the vision of electing people to Congress and, perhaps even more, building a strong foundation at the local level holds strong appeal.
Now, in the survey’s second part, let’s look at the effect a Donald J. Trump presidency would have on America, its people, and our standing in the world.
Dick Price & Sharon Kyle: a deeply bitter taste lingers among Bernie Sanders’ many supporters from the way party insiders, the corporate media who act more like press agency flacks, and the plutocrats who gave Hillary $180 million in August cooked the books in the primary.
ver the next three days, we’ll ask the obvious questions: What happens to America if Donald J. Trump is its 45th president? How will the Democratic Party respond? And what will you do?
Dick Price: But they’re not the ones who are going to decide this election. No, that will be people in the middle, independents, disaffected voters who don’t follow the issues closely, who grab their impressions from little snippets on the tube.