Divider in ChiefSeptember 28, 2017 | :
by Nate Beeler
One would think that with all the urgent matters on Donald Trump’s presidential plate, he would have precious little time for throwing racist red meat to his base.
Just consider some of the major challenges facing this nation right now: A battle over Americans’ health care. Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands — both U.S. territories — left in ruins by successive hurricanes. Rising tensions with North Korea exacerbated by the trading of insults between leaders — to the point that North Korea’s foreign minister calls the prospect of firing rockets on the U.S. mainland “inevitable.” A debate over tax reform that could deeply affect the American economy and Americans’ personal finances.