Trumpism Is Winning — Now We’ll Have to See About Donald Trump Himself

A new poll makes clear: Donald Trump can win this election if he keeps hammering on the anvil. That is, hammering with the same hammer, on the same anvil, for the next five months. The anvil, of course, is the basic issue of homeland security, and the hammer is the action needed to keep the country safe.

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves during a campaign rally at the Macon Centreplex, Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, in Macon, Ga. (AP Photo/Branden Camp)

The Guardian: ‘America’s Very Soul Is in the Balance’

Barack Obama didn’t need to give a speech on the Orlando shooting Tuesday, having already addressed it in solemn voice the day before. But following a meeting with his national security team on the state of our country’s fight against Islamic State, he found he had something important to say.

President Barack Obama pauses while speaking at the Treasury Department in Washington, Tuesday, June 14, 2016, following a meeting with his National Security Council to get updates on the investigation into the attack in Orlando, Florida and review efforts to degrade and destroy ISIL. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)