I spoke to Reuters‘ James Oliphant about the post-convention picture and why the Trump campaign is leaning so heavily into the law and order message. The upshot? Because they desperately need to change the trajectory of the race, and while Kenosha not be the development that does it, they’re running out if time.
Liam Donovan, a Republican strategist in Virginia not affiliated with the Trump campaign, said the unrest this week in Kenosha, a small city in Wisconsin, may bolster Trump in ways other protests have not.
With the pandemic still raging and the economy struggling, “chaos and uncertainty are the best friend he has,” Donovan said.
Read the full piece here.
My snap take on Kenosha here: