If you’re a Democrat, you probably think the Democratic Convention was a big success. Not only did they silence the Bernie die-hards, but they dispatched some serious heavy artillery on Trump by calling out his fear mongering and his megalomanic, “Only I can fix it.”
And, yes, the first post-convention polling suggests Hillary got a bump from the convention, and Trump continues to be an idiot. But so far, Democrats have failed to confront the two issues they most need to address, and unless they do, that bump will disappear and it’s likely to cost them the election.
The first issue they neglected is the very real fear and anger most voters are feeling, and the second is the deep distrust the vast majority of voters have for Hillary.
Network’s Howard Beale Explains It All – “I’m Mad as Hell and I’m Not Going to Take It Anymore.”
If you want to understand the anger, just go here, and Howard Beale, “The Mad Prophet of the Airwaves” will explain it to you.
Many people—particularly Trump’s supporters—agree that America is a scary place, because for them it is. Oh, maybe it’s not the wild west dystopia that Trump makes it out to be, but most people are having a hard time making ends meet, and their future looks even worse. They haven’t had a raise since 1980, and if they’ve been laid off, they can’t find a job that pays a living wage. They can’t afford to retire, for the last three decades they’ve been told social security will be insolvent, and for the first time in anyone’s memory, it’s likely that their children will be worse off than they were. [Read more]