Americans couldn’t have a starker choice in this election—especially when it comes to the direction of our economy.
Donald Trump’s reckless ideas would run up our debt and put us at risk of another economic crash. Hillary Clinton, on the other hand, has a vision for an economy that works for everyone—not just those at the top.
Here are five ways she’ll get us there:
That’s understandable given many things Trump says and supports. Like banning all Muslims from coming to America. Like shooting the families of terrorists. Like suggesting that if he himself shot someone, his fans would still rise up and rally around him.
Donald Trump sometimes acts like he’s a messiah—Ted Cruz calls it his “messiah complex.” But Trump is only a demagogue. This is not meant as a critique as much as a fact: A demagogue is “a political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular desires and prejudices rather than by using rational argument.” Trump does in fact appeal to popular desires, some of which are prejudices, and he tends to scorn rational argument, even eschewing debatesnow.