Trump is riding high. Can he keep from blowing it?

Trump is riding high. Can he keep from blowing it?
White House video via CDC/Global News, YouTube

[Ed. – Interesting — and undeniable —point.]

It might sound a little unseemly, and even a tad nuts, considering the ongoing pandemic, the wheezing economy and his trailing position in most polls, but … all of a sudden, Trump’s in a pretty good spot. Maybe one of the best of his presidency. With the imminent chance to pick his third person for the nine-seat high court, he has the ammunition he needs to amp up enthusiasm for his reelection among the most fervently anti-abortion portion of his base and maybe flip a script that has had Joe Biden in the lead for months. After the often chaotic, erratic past four years, Trump has within plausible reach a shot at being one of the more consequential presidents ever.

But close observers of Trump’s career know that such moments are fraught with risk for him.

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