Democrats fight over who is best able to beat a newly emboldened President Trump

Democrats fight over who is best able to beat a newly emboldened President Trump

[Ed. – The Left does realize they only helped create this dilemma by doggedly pursuing Trump since his inauguration culminating recently with their sham impeachment.]

There was one big issue on the table when the Democratic candidates met for their debate at Saint Anselm College here on Friday: Was anyone on the stage capable of defeating a newly emboldened President Donald Trump?

There was no simple answer, but Tom Steyer, the billionaire businessman, put the issue in stark terms, warning that, after the events of the past week, there is now a “very real threat” that the president will be reelected. “Who can go toe-to-toe with Mr. Trump?” he asked. “Who can take down Mr. Trump?”

The dilemma for Democratic voters is that no one candidate has yet persuaded more than a fraction of the party that they are capable of doing so. Democrats came out of Iowa splintered and demoralized, and Friday’s debate accentuated both the attributes each of the leading Democrats is offering and the limits of their appeal.

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