Trump tried to spice up his attraction amongst racists—which, significantly, speak about a demographic he’s bought locked down—by banning variety coaching at federal companies. He gave himself an opportunity to go to North Carolina and look presidential by naming Wilmington the primary World Conflict II heritage metropolis.
And—get this—Trump, Mr. Drill Child Drill, banned offshore drilling off the coasts of Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. It goes in opposition to mainly every part Trump has ever mentioned about vitality, however Florida is among the prime battleground states and Georgia seems aggressive, so if banning offshore drilling will make Republicans in these states pleased, not for environmental causes however out of concern for the tourism and actual property industries, then … certain.
“There’s a concerted effort to make good on guarantees from the 2016 marketing campaign path, in addition to guarantees which were made throughout President Trump’s first time period in workplace,” deadbeat dad and Trump marketing campaign adviser Jason Miller informed Politico. “A lot of these items now we have arising have taken years to place collectively or transfer alongside, so this simply occurs to be when issues are dropped at completion.”
Uh huh, certain. It’s been two and a half years since Trump introduced he was opening the coasts for drilling, so no, he hasn’t been working for years to place collectively or transfer alongside the choice to exempt a few particular electorally necessary states. Simply final month he moved forward on opening the Arctic Nationwide Wildlife Refuge to drilling. Giving Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina an out couldn’t be extra blatantly about his electoral possibilities.
A lot of presidents do issues to attempt to make themselves look good as they search reelection. However belief Trump to make it as crass and transactional as attainable.