Tag: reelection

Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. Silence Is Consent


We know that President Trump relies heavily on the feedback he gets from MAGA rally crowds. If Second Amendment voters are keeping silent on gun control and just cheering at Trump’s rallies, he reasonably believes he has them on his side. So it is a great shame on every gun owner who showed up at the New Hampshire Trump reelection rally unprepared, with several friends, to start chanting “Keep Your Word!” That sound of silence was reasonably taken by President Trump as confirmation that he could talk his 2016 voters into any position he takes in 2019.

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Pragmatism rules the day. From an article in the NY Times, it seems that Republican politicians are climbing on board the global warming train. I do not believe for an instant it is because they have made a serious study and have become persuaded that human activity is responsible for global warming – or even […]

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Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. 10 Reasons Trump Will Win Reelection


Following up on the 2016 classic 10 Reasons Trump Will Win, here are the 10 Reasons Trump Will Win Reelection:

1. First time’s the hardest

Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for February 27, 2018, number 164! It’s the Double Trump edition of the how with your humble hosts, radio guy Todd Feinburg and nanophysicist Mike Stopa. Today, Donald Trump announced at last what we’ve all been waiting for – that he is running for re-election! Well, you say, isn’t that a ways off? Didn’t he just, like, start being president a while ago? How often do they have to run, anyway? Is it two years or four now???

Well yeah. It’s four. But why wait? Donald Trump breaks the mold again. No one for a minute thinks that he *won’t* run for president in 2020. What, really, is the point of being coy about it? We will discuss.