Were The Virginia And New Jersey Elections Referendums On The Trump Presidency?

blow up image of map of state of Virginia

by Richard Cameron Donald Trumps presidential approval ratings are down nationally and have been trending downward since he took office. The elections on Tuesday – particularly in Virginia and New Jersey, were being viewed as a test of his potency in the mid-term elections in 2018.  What the results in those states revealed, has the Trump administration deeply concerned, even if Trump himself is attempting to dismiss them. In last night’s gubernatorial elections in Virginia and New Jersey, voters rejected Republican candidates for governor of those two states. In New…

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Danger Ahead! The Runaway Tractor Trailer Rig – Trump’s Presidency

by Richard Cameron Trump’s Runaway Presidency The standard metaphor for anything that is going “south”, that is to say, badly wrong, is a speeding train hopping the rails – an impending train wreck. Since it is so overworked and such a cliché, perhaps we should opt for another analogy to the Donald Trump presidency – the runaway semi-tractor trailer. In this one, the president is the owner-operator of the bigly rig and the rig is the Office of the Presidency and the contents of the trailer is the stability and…

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