IndictmentsWatch FoxNews to see how trivial, how unimportant, how minor-league, Special Prosecutor Mueller's indictments are. Only the gullible will believe that. Reminds me of a friend's father who, back in World War Two days, was involved in the wholesale meat "black market." They never managed to put him away for his law breaking in that area, but instead, turned to his tax returns instead which were how they ulltimately got him.
Forget Trump's "programs" which domestically are in line with what Republicans have been advocating for years (and rarely accomplishing). Of course, Republicans will support them ... but how do they feel about the man in the White House as a person? That is the question. Do they support him as the Messiah bringing fruition to years of G.O.P. efforts ... or are they ashamed of him?
The Conscience of a (hypothetical) Trump Voter:"I don’t like paying a big chunk of my earnings in taxes, particularly if a lot of that money goes to provide people with stuff for free that I have to pay for. By that I mean Medicaid, Aid to Dependent Children, Food Stamps (or whatever they are called today), unemployment benefits and someone getting to the front of the line because life has shortchanged them, possibly their own fault, so that I have to take what’s left over. I don’t like the idea that I have to pay to send my kids to private school, or find a charter school that fits their needs, because they are busing a load of semi-literate, ill-prepared, kids into the school in my neighborhood, lousing it up.
The way I see it, intelligent voters who examine both Republican and Democratic economic positions will usually make a choice for the Democrats. Same goes for social issues. The G.O.P.'s line always comes down to tax reduction for the very rich and companies so they will have money available for investment in growth, which is supposed to trickle down to working people in the form of higher wages and more jobs. Factor that into Republican tax reform ideas, which is what they are doing, and the G.O.P. position looks great! Unfortunately, it never has and never will work out that way. It's a dream to deceive the gullible, like the Trump supporter whose conscience is explored above. Sadly, the "evangelical" voters are conned into going along with this because of grossly misrepresented issues such as abortion and freedom of religion. They should know better but they don't.
Working people, women, retirees, liberals, the LGBT voters, environmentalists, union members, those at the bottom of our socio-economic ladder, academics, health care workers, doctors and lawyers (often for the wrong reason) generally can be counted on to vote Democratic, without even having to be convinced to vote that way. But that won't be enough to capture the House and Senate, and some state legislatures in 2018 unless the split between Trump lovers and Trump haters in the Republican Party can be fully exploited. That is the only way to overcome the new version of the "Conscience of a Trump Voter" which has become the mantra of what used to be the Republican Party.
I hope I've said enough about how to accomplish that. The best and perhaps the only way to beat them is to split them.
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