Trump the polariser intensifies questions on Biden, Download Global Public Investor 2020
Wednesday 29 July 2020 – Vol.11 Ed.31.3
Commentary: Trump the polariser intensifies questions on Biden
By Meghnad Desai in London.
Donald Trump has, on some readings, altered the shape of American politics by taking the centre of gravity further rightwards. It’s not clear what ‘left’ means in the US – and this could help the president’s campaign. The US has always liked to believe it was centrist, with two main presidential candidates running on near-identical platforms and the contest resting on personality, family, religion and so on. This has now changed. Trump the polariser will intensify questions over what Joe Biden stands for.
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