Character attacks could benefit Trump reelection

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The attacks on President Donald Trump’s character could actually help his reelection and not because of a backlash or by diverting the Democrats from campaigning on substantive issues. In the 2016 election, the combined vote total for Trump and Gary Johnson exceeded the votes for Hillary Clinton and Jill Stein combined. Trump carried 30 states, and in four others the votes for Trump and Johnson combined exceeded the combined votes for Clinton and Stein. The Democrats’ best strategy in the 2020 presidential election may be for the Libertarian to take away more votes from Trump than the Green Party nominee takes away from the Democrat. Computer anti-virus company founder John McAfee is one of the candidates seeking the 2020 Libertarian Party nomination. He is more respected by the
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