Every four years, the political world speculates about an October surprise that might shake up the presidential campaign in its final stages. This year’s October surprise just arrived, two weeks early, with the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. In sheer political terms, what will the death of Justice Ginsburg affect in the campaign stretch run? That, in turn, will set off an emotional fight that will rival the other giant issues already on America’s plate. In short, the political turmoil of 2020 now is guaranteed to grow further.
Source: Wall Street Journal September 19, 2020 02:19 UTC