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• By a 60%-to-27% margin, Americans said they thought Trump would go down as either one of the worst presidents in history or below average. President-elect Joe Biden is viewed more positively. Read More »
• President Donald Trump late Tuesday threatened to torpedo Congress’ massive COVID-19 relief package in the midst of a raging pandemic and deep economic uncertainty, suddenly demanding changes fellow Republicans have opposed. 90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind says the consequences of a veto would be severe. Read More »
• By rights, Joe Biden won a decisive victory. Yet Tuesday night felt like a disappointment. In part, it was the order in which votes were counted and the uncertainty it produced. In part, it owed to polls foretelling a blue wave that never materialized. Trump’s team simply outhustled the Democrats in the exurbs and rural towns. Biden overwhelmingly won minority votes, but Trump did better than last time with Hispanic and Black voters. The returns made it clear that Democrats have a messaging problem with working-class voters who are buying into Trump’s promises of economic prosperity. Whether he delivers or not, that individual anxiety beat out principled outrage over 230,000 dead from COVID, children in cages, and brazen financial corruption. … Read More »
• Pete Buttigieg says it’s time to put a military family in the White House. The former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, and one time Democratic presidential candidate was in Melbourne and West Palm Beach today, stumping for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris- and talking with veterans. Read More »