Donald Trump / Democrats

The Russia Temptation

Posted On: May 17, 2018   |   Posted By: Politico

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, the Democrat from Minnesota, uttered a forlorn sentiment at the Center for American Politics conference this week. She said Democrats can't spend all their time bemoaning President Donald Trump's existence and that her voters care more about soybean exports than Russian bots. She's right, but good luck getting anyone to listen. If Democrats have a disappointing November, their consuming Russian obsession will have something to do with it. With special counsel Robert Mueller's net allegedly closing in and the investigation having taken a lurid turn by broadening out to the Stormy Daniels affair, there are now reputable polls showing Trump at 44 percent. This doesn't mean he's in hale and hearty condition, but his standing is markedly better than six months ago, raising the question: Why didn't he think of getting embroiled in a fight with a porn star earlier? Scandal politics is always very tempting, and the left, especially TV personalities like Rachel Maddow, have given in to it utterly....

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