Dems focus group-tested DACA as pretext for a government shutdown

The government shutdown we're all supposed to believe is a terrible crisis is nothing more than a stunt – political theater designed and focus group-tested last year by a Senate Democrat super-PAC.  The Washington Post revealed its scoop on the premeditation hundreds of words into a long article on the shutdown yesterday.  (This is known as "burying the lede.") One worrisome data point: A super[-]PAC allied with Senate Democrats commissioned a poll in 12 battleground states in early December 2017, and it found that in more conservative states, blame for a shutdown would be split between Trump and Republicans and Democrats in Congress.  But when interviewers asked respondents about a shutdown that might be tied to the legal status of [DREAM]ers, Democrats absorbed more blame. The poll was conducted by Garin-Hart-Yang Research Group on behalf of the Senate Majority PAC. It says a lot about the priority Dems give to...(Read Full Post)