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Will this hurt Trump? Not even a little. For one thing, gaffes don’t seem to hurt Trump, period. His supporters won’t care in the least. A new Monmouth Poll found that 67% of Republican voters nationwide say the country needs a president from outside government who can bring a new approach to Washington while just 26% want someone with government experience who knows how to get things done.
Without the Air Force and its GPS support, we’d still have to stop at the gas station for directions. Without the Air Force as the traffic cop of space, we’d be frantically trying to call our service provider as our dish or satellite TV stopped working—even though our cell phones would similarly be down.
Indeed, America’s airmen at home and abroad work hard each day to support our daily lives in ways we only notice typically after something stops working.
Over the past week, candidates from both right and left have been talking tough about China. Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump have focused on economic issues. Hillary Clinton has commented on Chinese cyberattacks. Scott Walker and Marco Rubio have each brought up Beijing’s behavior in the South China Sea as well as its intensifying crack down on human rights activists.