Cuomo crisis recalls Northam’s; supporters say no comparison
FILE -This Monday March 15, 2021 file photo shows Virginia Gov. “#Cuomo is pulling a Northam,” tweeted veteran political analyst Larry Sabato, director of the University of Virginia Center for Politics. Like Cuomo, Northam initially faced nearly unanimous calls from his own party to resign after a scandal erupted over a racist photo in his medical school yearbook. “I don’t see any comparison," said state Sen. Richard Stuart, a Republican and personal friend of the Virginia governor. As for Northam, his senior political adviser Mark Bergman said: “He will never be running for office again."
Trump out to build 'permission structure' to win back voters
It's called a permission structure. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)NEW YORK Showcasing Black Americans at the Republican National Convention to allay white voters' fears that President Donald Trump is a racist. The goal is to humanize Trump and demonize Biden so that these voters, particularly women and suburbanites, feel that they can vote for Trump again anyway. Were going to try to do everything we can to create a permission structure for them to be able to do whats going to be best for the country, Obama said then. The Biden campaign has notched some high-profile national security endorsements and believes it is currently winning 9% of Trumps 2016 voters.