Pat Buchanan: Can Trump Pull a Truman?
A medical crisis, an economic crisis, and a cultural and social crisis, have hit us all at once, raising some fundamental questions.
On July 22, 1988, after the Democratic National Convention in Atlanta, the party nominee, Gov. Michael Dukakis, enjoyed a 17-point lead over Vice President George W. Bush.
Five weeks later, on Labor Day, Dukakis was down eight points, the same margin by which he would lose the election. He had lost 25 points in one month.