Michelle Obama might be the only person capable of stopping Donald Trump according to Steve Lopez (Image: GETTY)
Writing in his Los Angeles Times column, Steve Lopez said Democratic nomination candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren ran the risk of alienating moderates due to their left leaning stances. Moderate candidates such as Joe Biden may alienate minorities and young people, Mr Lopez warned. He said he thought Trump would win re-election: “His supporters are rabid, no matter what he says or does. We’re looking at a trillion-dollar deficit, and the GOP — the party of fiscal conservatism — just shrugs. Consumer prices are rising because of tariffs and a recession is feared, but Trump’s populist supporters don’t mind.
“We didn’t get the promised cheaper and better healthcare. The national infrastructure program never happened. The party of family values adores a man who mocked women’s looks and lied about secret payments to a Playboy bunny, and the days of GOP hatred of commies is officially over, because Russia helped elect Trump.
“Yet for all that, the GOP — or roughly 90% of it, according to polls — is standing by its man.”
This being Mrs Obama.
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Mrs Obama is the wife of former POTUS Barack Obama (Image: GETTY)
The former American Fist Lady had said in interviews she was not interested in running for office but Mr Lopez explained: “I understand and respect that. But we can