Could the Coronavirus Defeat President Trump?

By Rob Morgan It is possible that, in a connect-the-dots sort of way, the coronavirus might beat the president.
Hear me out. Presidents tend to lose reelection when their first term ends in recession…
It happened to George Bush (41). It happened to Jimmy Carter. It happened to Herbert Hoover. (Though Hoover didn’t just lose in a recession – he lost in the middle of the Great Depression.)
But should the coronavirus damage markets further… could it happen to President Trump?
Indicators I’ve been following have been pointing to a recession – thus suggesting that reelection may be a pipe dream – for some time.
Clue No. 1: …read more