It is finished. The final debate of 2020 is done. Donald Trump walked off his last debate stage on Thursday night, and soon the country will decide whether to let him keep his job or hand the presidency over to Joe Biden.
The coronavirus may finally fulfill the most enduring cliché of modern politics now that the coming presidential election is widely considered the “most important ever.” But it took 220,000 dead Americans.
As public opinion polls show Joe Biden handily ahead in his quest to become the second Roman Catholic candidate elected president of the United States, Catholic voters have emerged as perhaps the key demographic cohort in the 2020 campaign. Not a voting bloc, but a representation of America itself.
President Trump chose Prescott, Ariz., population 39,843, for the first of his two rallies in the key battleground state Monday, heading to Tucson later in the day. It’s the second time in as many visits that the president skipped a stop in heavily populated metro Phoenix, a decision that has some GOP strategists close to the campaign scratching their heads.