Polling has shown that Democrats should NOT just run against a corrupt Donald Trump….
Up to now?
Some people are actually numb to his worsening legal revelations ….
Democrats candidates are being told to run on issue dear to their constituents …
Democrats are making a bet that with the help of a wave of TV and digital ads they can finally make the upcoming election about health care and taxes.
They just need to hope voters will tune out Donald Trump long enough to listen.
Since the president’s election, Democratic Party leaders have vowed to emphasize pocketbook issues, convinced that an economic focus was necessary to win over the most voters in November. But Trump has made it difficult, using his bully pulpit — and the all-consuming attention he commands in the media — to compel Democrats to discuss anything but the economy, from kneeling NFL players to special counsel Bob Mueller’s investigation.
Now, however, Democrats say the election gives their candidates and allied groups a chance to force the conversation back to economic issues by paying for messages delivered directly to voters….