Saturday February 22, 2020

Democratic Party looks all at sea in a Trumpian world

Its jostling crowd of 20 players may be a mark of equal opportunity within the Democratic Party, but it also speaks to uncertainty and a lack of direction for the real battle against the incumbent

27th June, 2019
Democrats hoping for a Trump slip. Pic: iStock

The Democratic Party in the United States may be making history by attracting more women than ever to put their names forward for the biggest political job in the world, leader of the free world. But, in truth it looks like a party in a parallel universe, cut adrift from a world which revolves around the Trumpian empire.

Trump launched his CREEP (campaign to re-elect the president) last week in Orlando, complete with Keep America...

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