Trump’s Rising Approval Might Benefit Vulnerable Suburban Republicans

A new Reuters/Ipsos survey finds the President’s approval rating sitting at 41 percent.  On the one hand, that is about Trump’s average approval but when combined with other surveys showing the President’s approval rising it seems to indicate as November looms closer, closet Republicans are coming home and the booming economy is benefiting the governing party. But, it is not just Republicans who might be coming home.  The same Ipsos survey found support for Congressional Republicans is increasing while support for Democratic candidates has dipped among the ever crucial Millennial voting block.  Partly, this is due to white Millennials now … Continue reading Trump’s Rising Approval Might Benefit Vulnerable Suburban Republicans

Fake News is Not Faked or New

Some Americans seem to think that when President Trump talks about “fake news,” he’s talking nonsense. He’s not. It really exists. Fake news and biased media are, like Hollywood’s sex craze, nothing new. The reason issues such as these receive so much attention today is that modern media make it possible for such “news” to reach an online audience extremely quickly. Thus, the general public is capable of obtaining, digesting, and commenting on the statements released by news outlets at an alarmingly rapid rate. Fake news is “old news.” It’s not some new ill practice applied to journalism exclusively in … Continue reading Fake News is Not Faked or New