In a column for the Daily Beast, conservative columnist Matt Lewis bashed Donald Trump for his refusal to wear a mask to protect himself from the COVID-19 virus, while at the same time questioning whether they work.
Now, many just assume that Trump will continue to have an advantage in Electoral College, meaning he could win a second term while once again losing the popular vote. But is this actually so?
One reason to doubt it is that Biden really seems to be mixing up the demographics of Democratic support. Most relevantly, New York Times elections analyst Nate Cohnreports Biden’s surprising strength among the elderly:
The similarities between the 2016 and 2020 polls are stark, but there are notable differences... ALTERNET
As Matt Lewis, who left the Republican party due to the president, explained, “If you were holding out hope for 2020 to be any less horrible, consider that the donning of protective face masks in the midst of a pandemic has emerged as the symbolic dividing line in the culture war,” before adding, “This is both stupid and sadly predictable. “
The president called testing “overrated” while touring a medical supply factory in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and the “Morning Joe” co-hosts were baffled.