Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway was most sought-after, but there were plenty of other apologists for the Republican presidential nominee, including former New York Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani, Alabama Sen.
This time around, Pierson was defending her boss' most notorious statement of the debate, his refusal to say if he would accept the verdict of the American people if he should lose the election. Pierson gamely tried to claim that Trump simply wanted to wait until all the votes were counted when it seemed pretty clear to most of the world — including many appalled Republicans — that he was threatening to recklessly cast doubt on the legitimacy of the next president and subvert American democracy.
Of course, no one would expect anything different from Pierson or expect any of the other surrogates, including those for
I almost never dip in to talk with one of these spokespeople. I generally can’t think of a question for which I do not already know what their answer will be. Is there any doubt what Donald Trump Jr. was going to say when asked who won the debate? Does anyone think Clinton’s prime spinmeister for the evening, the
I did run into one person I wanted to chat with, Los Angeles Mayor
When the mayor said he had hoped to hear Trump flesh out his policies, it was my turn to be surprised. In a year and a half of campaigning, Trump has almost never bothered to go beyond boasts and random notions to delineate a serious plan for anything. Why would he start now?
Like the rest of the sane world, Garcetti was shocked by Trump’s refusal to say he would follow in the path of every other man who has lost a
It is a hopeful thought and I don't think the mayor meant it as spin. Still, I am far from convinced we will recover from this campaign quite so easily.