Tuesday's Stark Midwest Contrast of Trump and Democrats

Posted by on January 17, 2020 12:27 am
Categories: US Politics

On Tuesday night, the president and his would-be successors descended upon the Midwest for their respective events. For viewers of both the Trump rally in Milwaukee and the Democratic debate in Des Moines, Iowa, the evening unfurled as a stark study in contrasts.
President Trump returned to Wisconsin as a confident, even triumphal, commander-in-chief. In 2016, he worked relentlessly to flip the state and other supposedly unwinnable ones in the upper Midwest, tearing asunder the Democrats’ assumed “blue wall” of electoral fortification. Through campaign hustle and policy prescriptions that put…

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