- Feb 26, 2006
It's a combination of mindless loyalty with the whole "it's the economy, stupid" thing. Some people will cling to a President or party as long as they, personally, aren't directly affected. But if they notice prices going up at the store, or friends losing jobs, they'll finally take action. Unfortunately, by that point the economic decline tends to be particularly bad... and that might happen soon given that consumer and homeowner confidence figures have taken a hit. In a sense, Trump's eagerness to torpedo the economy might be the Democrats' best friend come 2020, since it could dislodge people who'd otherwise vote Trump until the US was a smoking crater. I just wish it didn't come at the cost of real jobs.
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