Morning Jolt: Different Year, Same Guy, Same Stuff

On the menu today: Yes, Donald Trump is running for president again, setting up at least another two years of "What do you think of what Trump said?" arguments and potentially dominating American political life for another two to six years; That reported Russian missile landing in Poland turned out to not be a Russian missile at all; and those who wanted to blame Mitch McConnell for the GOP's Senate midterm elections now have an alternative in Florida senator Rick Scott, who ran the National Republican Senatorial Committee.

So We’re Doing This Again, Huh?

Donald Trump came down the escalator in Trump Tower to announce he was running for president 2,711 days ago. That's seven years, five months, and one day. Other than two-term presidents, rarely has one figure dominated American political and public life for such a long stretch.

Everybody already knows what they think of him. Very few Americans seem inclined to change their minds about Trump. His agenda is the same as before: Build the wall. Root out the 'deep state." He's a victim. "Make America great and glorious again." It is that same old narcissistic view of the world through a ...

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WITH JIM GERAGHTY November 16 2022
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WITH JIM GERAGHTY November 16 2022
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Different Year, Same Guy, Same Stuff

On the menu today: Yes, Donald Trump is running for president again, setting up at least another two years of "What do you think of what Trump said?" arguments and potentially dominating American political life for another two to six years; That reported Russian missile landing in Poland turned out to not be a Russian missile at all; and those who wanted to blame Mitch McConnell for the GOP's Senate midterm elections now have an alternative in Florida senator Rick Scott, who ran the National Republican Senatorial Committee.

So We’re Doing This Again, Huh?

Donald Trump came down the escalator in Trump Tower to announce he was running for president 2,711 days ago. That's seven years, five months, and one day. Other than two-term presidents, rarely has one figure dominated American political and public life for such a long stretch.

Everybody already knows what they think of him. Very few Americans seem inclined to change their minds about Trump. His agenda is the same as before: Build the wall. Root out the 'deep state." He's a victim. "Make America great and glorious again." It is that same old narcissistic view of the world through a ...   READ MORE

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