Top Obama election engineer says Trump's got it in the bag

To read the pages of Politico, Axios, or the Atlantic, you'd think President Trump had finally met his Waterloo.  Re-election is gone for him, Joe Biden is leading in the polls, and the coronavirus crisis "changes everything." I read them, so you don't have to, and the narrative line is that President Trump has lost the biggest reason for voters to re-elect him — the fact that he created a stellar economy and now that's gone. Here's the conventional wisdom, from Politico: "The economic and social underpinnings of the Trump era are giving way to the economic logic of pandemics," said Joseph Brusuelas, chief economist at financial firm RSM U.S. "In a clear-eyed, sober assessment, if on November 3, 2020 there are more than 100,000 dead and the unemployment rate is at 15 percent, Trump is not going to get reelected. We could resurrect George Washington and Thomas Jefferson and I doubt they...(Read Full Post)
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