New York Times columnist Mara Gay fretted about former President Donald Trump’s “real resonance” with Americans Friday.
“At a time when we could be having very important debates over climate change, over how to make the economy work for everyday Americans and make sure our kids can do better than our parents did, or even fix the gun control laws so that our children aren’t being mowed down, why are we still talking about this dystopia?” Gay asked a MSNBC panel.
“Because the fears that Donald Trump and the radical Republicans are playing to have very real resonance with Americans.”
Trump said in a Thursday video the biggest threat the United States faced was “some of the horrible, U.S.A. hating people that represent us” and the “abolition of our national borders.”
Trump leads DeSantis by double digits in recent aggregate polling, including a 24-point lead in a Morning Consult poll for the Republican nomination for president in the 2024 election.
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