Yet again, America's all-Republican president bombs

29 October 2018 - 08:42
US President Donald Trump departs after speaking at a campaign rally at Southern Illinois Airport in Murphysboro, Illinois, on Saturday.
US President Donald Trump departs after speaking at a campaign rally at Southern Illinois Airport in Murphysboro, Illinois, on Saturday.
Image: Reuters/Al Drago TPX

Most politicians know this: there is a time to play politics and win elections. Then there is a time to lead and unite one’s people. Such moments come to every political leader.

Such a moment confronted US President Donald Trump last week. It was a pivotal moment in American politics.

And he failed.

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