Lucinda Creighton: Democrats are paving the way for the return of Donald Trump

The former US president is still dominating public discourse in the United States because the Democratic party has failed to give Americans a way to move on

9th January, 2022
Lucinda Creighton: Democrats are paving the way for the return of Donald Trump
Former US president Donald Trump is on an upward trajectory and in a perverse way, the attack on the US Capitol last January has given oxygen to him and his agenda. Picture: Getty

Fourteen months after Donald Trump lost the presidential election in the United States, it is extraordinary to see how he still dominates every aspect of American political and public debate. Notwithstanding his own disdain for “losers”, his electoral loss has not impeded his dominance of the political narrative.

Both CNN and Fox News, the appallingly low-brow propaganda outlets for the two main political parties in America, tend to talk about nothing else. It...

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