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Democrats doubling down on identity politics for 2020 elections

Democrats are doubling down on identity politics as the top focus for their 2020 elections strategy after polls claim that President Trump got no positive bounce from the end of the special counsel investigation.

The FiveThirtyEight polling aggregation site, named after the number of electors in the United States electoral college, is breathlessly crowing that President Donald Trump got no net approval bounce from the end of the “Russiagate” probe.

With an average of 52.8 percent disapproval and 42 percent approval after 803 days in office, FiveThirtyEight claims that Trump is more unpopular than every president since Harry Truman in 1947, with the exception of Ronald Reagan, whom Trump beats by 0.8 percent.

In an article titled, “Why Identity Politics Could Be Good Politics for Democrats In 2020,” the site argues there is plenty of data and political science research “for Democrats to talk a lot about equality and identity issues” in order to turn out a winning plurality of nonwhite voters and white people with college degrees.

Read the full story from American Thinker

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