With Labor Day weekend now behind us, it’s time to look at what’s working — and what’s not — for the 2020 presidential campaigns.
Since 2016, candidate and then-President Trump’s policy agenda has been geared more toward working class as opposed to upper-middle-class voters — a subtle but very real change of focus for a GOP that has long been known as the party of Wall Street.
The Chamber of Commerce is accordingly unhappy, as reflected in a newfound willingness to support House Democrats in competitive districts. But the Trump-sponsored change of focus helped take down that supposedly impregnable blue wall in 2016 and may do so again in 2020.
Speaking of which, the apparent and dramatic conversion of big business toward the Democrats and away from Trump’s GOP marks the ascension of leftist social policy positions over traditional pro-market positions for much of the business sector.
This is especially true for big tech. It also further solidifies the