To turn his low approval numbers around, in Alabama and elsewhere, Trump will likely need to “pivot” — that is, if he wants to be re-elected (and he may, some speculate, be satisfied with one term). The question is what that pivot will be, and when it will happen.
The situation remains unstable, and could escalate. But Trump’s rhetoric is not, as former Obama adviser Susan Rice claims, the problem. In fact, it is part of the solution. It has, at the very least, restored some of our deterrence.
White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders defended President Donald Trump’s tweet against MSNBC Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski on Thursday: “The American people elected a fighter,” she said.
Some leftists are so angry at California State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) for blocking a vote on a single-payer, government-run health care plan that they have been sending him death threats for days.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) told a Fresno, California, radio station on Monday that the shooting that wounded House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and three others was “almost predictable” given the state of political rhetoric in the mainstream media and on the left.
Donald Trump is down big in the polls — after a week that ought to have lifted his presidential prospects. First, the Orlando terror attack proved his warnings about Islamic terror to be correct, sadly. Then, Hillary Clinton — whom he
Planned Parenthood wants a National Day of #Solidarity on Saturday, December 5, and what it calls an “end to the inflammatory rhetoric that has vilified and fueled attacks not only against Planned Parenthood and abortion providers, but also against the black community, immigrants, refugees, and the transgender community.”
The escalation of anti-white and anti-cop rhetoric has been building since militant black activists began marching in support of #BlackLivesMatter after the suicide of Sandra Bland. At protests at the jail where Bland killed herself, a radical activist called for all white people to be killed, and heavily armed members of the New Black Panther Party chanted “the revolution has started … off the pigs.” A Texas-based internet radio show called for the lynching of whites and the killing of police officers. This week, two white journalists and a white deputy sheriff have been assassinated by blacks who appear to be carrying out the message of hate. Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman said, “This rhetoric has gotten out of control …”