Trump fulfills emotional needs for supporters
Letter to the Editor
Last updated 9/7/2023 at 4:42pm
Early in Barack Obama’s presidency, Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell announced his most important achievement would be to make Obama a one-term president.
Ever since, McConnell has opposed anything Democrats have introduced, even if originally Republican-proposed (e.g., Mitt Romney’s Massachusetts health plan predating Obamacare). This includes blocking legislation Obama and subsequent Democrats continually propose to rescue lower- and middle-income workers, many unjustly left behind.
Lately, McConnell has given indications of realizing he’s created a monster – Do...