Leid Stories raises some hard truths about the current social, political and economic situation in the United States under a nascent Donald Trump administration. The president’s outrageous policies and autocratic approach to governing have ignited waves of protests from a wide range of offended and distressed constituencies. But Trump’s political base, strongly supportive of his slash-and-burn “new way” of doing things, are helping him to fend off the opposition, including from within the Republican establishment.
What’s emerging as key points of contention with Trump, however, did not start with Trump. They are carryover issues that previous administrations failed to tackle at all or did not successfully resolve.
Leid Stories discusses this aspect of Trump’s firestorms.