A glimpse of our post-pandemic politics

Source: The Hill - View Original Article
Published: May 11, 2020
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65% Conservative


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Sentiments

96% "With the economic and social fabric shaken more than any time since the Depression and World War II, politics will change dramatically, probably even ..."
89% "The one group that will be left out of the new politics will be the Libertarians; both the left and right want to use ..."
88% "If the turn is to the right, it's easy to see more vitriol, further crackdowns on legal immigration, cuts to programs like Medicaid and ..."
87% "Follow him on Twitter @AlHuntDC.""
86% "Politics, in any event, will be profoundly different, so I asked Fred Yang which way it is going to go:""
85% "In the short term it will be shaped by the outcome of the November election.""
83% "Merry, writing in the American Conservative, suggests a more populist politics tilting right.""
79% "Conversely, the political left says this will call for a more robust big government role.""
78% "If Trump wins, he owns the Republican party, a vindication of his nationalistic, vindictive, exclusionary brand of populism, while shedding some of the corporate ..."

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

96% : With the economic and social fabric shaken more than any time since the Depression and World War II, politics will change dramatically, probably even more polarized and perhaps radicalized.
89% : The one group that will be left out of the new politics will be the Libertarians; both the left and right want to use the levers of government for their own purposes; regulations will be a vehicle.
88% : If the turn is to the right, it's easy to see more vitriol, further crackdowns on legal immigration, cuts to programs like Medicaid and tax benefits skewed more to the middle class and families.
87% : Follow him on Twitter @AlHuntDC.
86% : What are the chances that Sen. Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellWhite House adviser says new COVID stimulus talks on pause Roberts rejects request for inquiry into appellate judge's retirement
86% : Politics, in any event, will be profoundly different, so I asked Fred Yang which way it is going to go:
85% : In the short term it will be shaped by the outcome of the November election.
83% : Merry, writing in the American Conservative, suggests a more populist politics tilting right.
79% : Conversely, the political left says this will call for a more robust big government role.
78% : If Trump wins, he owns the Republican party, a vindication of his nationalistic, vindictive, exclusionary brand of populism, while shedding some of the corporate largesse he so generously bestowed these past three years.
73% : He hosts 2020 Politics War Room with James Carville.
71% : Less vitriolic Republicans, like former South Carolina Governor and United Nations Ambassador Nikki HaleyNimrata (Nikki)
70% : For almost a quarter century he wrote a column on politics for The Wall Street Journal, then the International New York Times and Bloomberg View.
69% : A younger Pat Buchanan type might emerge to claim his mantle.
68% : He previously served as reporter, bureau chief and Washington editor for the Wall Street Journal.
62% : The political impact will extend well beyond November and shape Americans' politics for the foreseeable future.
62% : "America's current political status quo isn't likely to remain intact after the wave of adversity and difficulty that we're likely to see as the COVID-19 pandemic runs its course," writes Robert Merry, a prominent journalist and historian.
62% : If Trump still has a microphone, he'll be able to stir the flock.
61% : : Pass the Earthquake Supplemental Trump meets harsh reality with coronavirus threat Rubio to 'intervene' after stimulus checks denied to those married to immigrants MORE will try to walk a delicate line, embracing Trumpism while staying clear of its most vile elements, like racism.
59% : If Biden wins, forget about the selective bipartisanship he insists he could achieve; polarization will intensify post-pandemic.
55% : If Trumps wins, the Democrats will move left, driven by the even greater inequalities fueled by the pandemic and making the case for a radical overhaul and rejection of the incremental progress espoused by Biden and Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThe Memo: Flynn case will become election issue Poll: Six in 10 voters approve of Hillary Clinton's endorsement of Joe Biden House panel releases long-awaited transcripts from Russia probe MORE.
51% : The immediate new leader in that scenario would be Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts; like the French revolution, she might be overtaken by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezJudge denies bond to father and son arrested in Ahmaud Arbery shooting Ocasio-Cortez claps back at GOP criticism for playing Animal Crossing: 'Curious for your thoughts on Trump's golf bills' Ocasio-Cortez visits islands of Twitter followers on Animal Crossing video game MORE of New York.
49% : Even if he loses, the Trump brand will continue to resonate with the rank and file.
48% : The assault on "elites," or experts, will be the most vociferous since 50 years ago when segregationist George Wallace railed against those "pointy-headed bureaucrats" in Washington.
47% : The 2020 presidential election will be affected more by how the pandemic plays out than the impeachment of Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpFauci to enter 'modified quarantine': report CDC director will self-quarantine after contact with COVID-19 positive case
47% : What analysts are missing about Trump's Africa policy Nikki Haley says Trump needs to 'let his experts speak' at coronavirus briefings MORE or Florida
46% : Trump says US will purchase billion in agricultural products from farmers MORE, Joe BidenJoe BidenRepublicans hope Biden picks Warren for VP Impeachment figure among those chosen for Facebook's new oversight board Michigan Republican Senate candidate notes places 'I disagree with' Trump MORE's age or any other issue.
46% : HaleyThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Will new therapy drug be a COVID-19 game changer?
35% : Ocasio-Cortez wing will demand sweeping new programs to rectify the disproportionate harm inflicted upon the poor and people of color, and they'll drum away at the urgency of enacting single-payer health care for all.
35% : The irony is that on the pandemic the experts -- like doctors Anthony FauciAnthony FauciFauci to enter 'modified quarantine': report Sunday shows preview: As states loosen social distancing restrictions, lawmakers address dwindling state budgets Cuomo, DeWine and Beshear are most popular governors as bobbleheads MORE and Deborah Birx -- basically got it right, while many of the right wing politicians did not. Walter Russell Mead, a conservative scholar writing in the the Wall Street Journal, noted that the Trump base, about 43 percent of the electorate, and the Sanders base, about 12 percent, suggests a clear majority that "despise the central assumptions of the political establishment.
31% : Al Hunt is the former executive editor of Bloomberg News.
27% : Some of this wish list -- like paid sick leave -- should be an easier sell; however, with budget red ink in the trillions and a sudden crop of born-again Republican deficit virgins, any new big spending initiatives will be a tough slog.
20% : "If I had that answer," he said, "I'd be on an island in the South Pacific."
16% : Trump says he'd help Biden get access to rapid COVID-19 tests MORE's Republicans would have supported a multi-trillion rescue if a Democrat were in the White House?
12% : RubioMarco Antonio RubioDon't hold Puerto Rico hostage
11% : True, but that's not close to a majority on any semblance of an agenda.
6% : The ideological schisms that have plagued the Democrats won't disappear: "The new politics is going to produce an even sharper distinction between the Haves (Wall Street) and the Have-nots," predicts Democratic pollster Fred Yang.

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