From the New York Times (NYT), so it has to be true (cough-cough) comes a report that should have the NYT shaking in its little Lenin shoes. American’s who voted for Trump in 2016 but cast ballots for Dems in the mid-terms are voting Trump in 2020.
It’s still a win for the left. That other 1/3, according to the Times, is not going back to Trump, or so their story goes.
This group is only a sliver of the electorate — 2 percent of registered voters — and is not representative of all voters. They are overwhelmingly white, 60 percent are male, and two-thirds have no college degree. But the president’s strength among them helps explain why he is highly competitive in states that Democrats carried just one year ago.
People who were bigoted white supremacists in 2016 but not 2018 will be again!?
All in all, the article is actually a bit of a slam on Democrats, which surprised me. Few if any comments are flattering of Trump, but he gets points for getting things done when Democrats are doing nothing (but trying to get rid of him).
Maybe this is the Times’ way of suggesting that while they’d love to write the Headline ‘Trump Removed form Office’ that’ not going to happen. The mindless pursuit of this goal is costing you bigly, and if you don’t get that straightened out in the next 12 months, forget winning the White House or holding on to the House.
No, that can’t be it. This is the NYT.
Correction: An earlier version of this post had 2020 instead of 2016 for the year Trump was first elected President.