POTUS is losing some of his base largely due to the government shutdown.
The republican President Donald Trump is finally having those voters who had voted for President Obama in the past but who had decided to give President Trump a chance in 2016, breaking away. This is a crucial development as I had been convinced that these backers were stuck to him like glue. It seemed that he could lie to them, hurt them with tariffs, make a mockery of their values, suck up to freedom-hating dictators, but no matter what other horrible things he did, his cult like following seemed to be impermeable.
Nothing to date seemed to cause a wedge between these voters who turned the 3 states of PA, MI, WI around to win the electoral college vote for him in 2016 by a margin of less than 80,000 votes. This gave President Trump the victory even though his Democratic Party opposition Hillary Clinton had won the popular vote by…
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