So instead we had another night of attacks on Hillary, culminating in Chris Christie's mock trial and repeated chants of "lock her up." Well, that will do a lot of good for ordinary Americans.
There’s been a lot of talk over the past few months about the relative weight of economic anxieties versus pure bigotry in driving support for Trump. What we saw Tuesday night is that if anyone is out there feeling anxious about the economy, Trump has no answer for you. Republicans are offering a full-employment plan for congressional staffers on special investigative committees but have basically nothing to say about middle-class paychecks or middle-class problems.