The new President’s problems will begin right at the start with whatever he decides to do next.
The author warns we are sending far too many people to university and creating “a whole great bloated cognitive bureaucratic class”.
In political terms, there is still time for the Coronavirus crisis to turn the tables on the President. But it hasn’t yet.
How the Conservatives are winning and Labour losing the working class – a pattern that the latter’s leadership candidates are set to repeat.
“He has a long political career ahead of him should he wish. He is ten years younger than Bernie Sanders.”
His campaign team are likely to be rubbing their hands with glee at the prospect of facing off against Sanders.
Still a long shot for the candidacy, this development means that Buttigieg is a name you will be hearing much more about in the weeks and months to come.
“Read the transcript” has become the à la mode at Trump rallies, replacing previous favourites including “Lock her up” and “Build the wall”.
A portion of his 2016 voters are unimpressed and wavering – but the President’s fate is not settled. Particularly as the Democrats are yet to agree a candidate.
By nominating him, they would be wagering a similar bet to the one they placed in 2016 when Clinton was selected as the safe candidate.
Hopefuls should remember that what plays well in the primaries may be un-deliverable from the White House.
The Republicans made gains in the Senate, the Democrats won back the House – but that’s not enough to give them the stranglehold on Trump that they wanted.
Despite his dominance of the national scene, Trump was hardly a consideration for most of our participants when it came to deciding how to vote this week.