The Economist and YouGov published results of its latest polling on U.S. politics this week. One poll gauged Trump's favorability versus Lincoln, who was the U.S. president between 1861 and 1865 and who steered America through the Civil War and abolished slavery.
Asked "Which Republican president was better?", 53 percent of Republicans said Trump.
Unless you’re a regular Fox viewer, you probably didn’t know that there was a war. Media Matters has put together a nice compilation video to show you what you've missed.
Now we need to get ready for the war on Christmas. I like journalism professor Jay Rosen’s take on this:
Increasingly, the GOP coalition is held together by practices that must collide with journalism if journalism is doing its job. The imaginary threats to its voters will have to intensify, the petty resentments will have a more and more fictitious basis, like the war on Christmas.