As protests continue to flare across the country, President Donald Trump and his top aides cannot settle on the next steps the White House should take to ease tensions after the latest death of an African American man detained by a white police officer.White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has been pushing for the president to deliver a formal address to the nation to emphasize his support for law and order and police officers, a familiar trope for the Republican Party and one that typically plays well with its base.Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, along with several other top aides, argued against such a move, fearing the tone could alienate key voters ahead of the November election, including African Americans whose support the administration has been trying to court.
Monday, June 1, 2020
Good Advice, Bad Advice
Which will Trump follow?
Steve Sailer, at Kushner Puts Kibosh on Trump Speech in Favor of Law and Order, quotes Politico:
Perhaps they need to wait a little longer while the meaning of Liberalism sinks a bit more deeply into America's consciousness.
My wife heard an interview with a 7-11 owner whose store in Downtown Chicago was trashed. He expressed doubt that cities could truly come back from this. It's an open question.