The Republican Tax Bill Is Probably More Popular Than It Seems

Conventional wisdom says that the Republican tax bill was widely unpopular and hasn’t helped either Donald Trump or the GOP more generally. And yet:

Right around the time the tax bill passed, Trump’s approval rating started to climb, and it’s been climbing ever since. Maybe this is just a coincidence. But regardless of what people say, it sure looks as if the mere act of passing something substantial made Trump a more presidential figure.

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In “TITLE TK” Monica Bauerlein writes about the perilous moment we’re in, and why it’s so important that we raise $325,000 by the time November’s midterms are decided so we can be ready to throw everything we have at the big issues facing the nation no matter what happens. Please help MoJo’s people-powered journalism with a donation today.

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