Both candidates make Barack Obama look superbly presidential on his worst day. Is it just me or do not Vice Presidential candidates Mike Pence and Tim Kaine seem like the grownups in the room?
|Keyleigh McEnany, Trump Spokesperson|
In Clinton's case, it's typically been a veteran staffer or former associate explaining what Hillary didn't know about the email process and when she didn't know it. That's a hard sell considering the candidate gave the commencement speech at Wellesley College in 1969.
Trump's public relations people get an even more difficult assignment; spinning a simply uninformed statement into something semi-rational, resolving, unifying two or, even three, conflicting statements into a single coherent thought. These guys and gals are earning their money.
Before school started, our little six year old grandson typically sat on a chair in the corner, playing Minecraft on his tablet while CNN blared in the background. We assumed he wasn't listening to the news broadcast, until one day he blurted out: "Donald Trump is just sooooo stupid!"
Nena was horrified: "Jack, you have to make your own mind up on these things. Did you hear grandma say something about this?"
"No, grandma. He's just soooo stupid!"