The US president’s speech in Philadelphia last Thursday carried the fight to his predecessor, hammering home the theme that American democracy is under attack from far-right elements
Midterms are usually regarded as referendums on the current Oval Office occupant. The Congressional elections are viewed as a barometer of the public’s approval of – or disaffection with – the sitting president.
But the ongoing controversy around Donald Trump’s secretion of classified and top-secret documents in his bedroom, office and basement at Mar-A-Lago, his private members club and permanent residence, has unintentionally handed a gift to his political nemesis Joe Biden.
On Thursday night, …