Former FBI director James Comey delivered what would have been jarring testimony about Donald Trump Thursday had we not already known for certain that the president is a pathological liar.
Or, you know…
Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication…and WOW, Comey is a leaker!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 9, 2017
One thing I think will be interesting to follow as the Trump administration lurches from one scandal to the next is how it’ll affect the Republican Party’s chances in the 2020 presidential election. Will the slick coating finally wear off Teflon Donald or is American democracy pretty much irredeemable?
Well, at the very least, the Democrats are in the lead at the moment.
A quick reminder about how I arrive at the numbers for these possible outcomes. Rather than relying on opinion polls, I take a market approach by aggregating betting market information and converting it into implied probabilities.
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OK, here’s where we’re at for 2020: