Follow a Money: New information from a U.S. Census Bureau shows that domicile incomes tend to be augmenting in Democratic-leaning states, while income is some-more low in red states. Check out these graphs to see where any state stands. (Amber Phillips, Ted Mellnik, Chris Alcantara, and Lazaro Gamio, The Washington Post)
Question of a Week
Critics pounced on Today Show horde Matt Lauer for his doing of NBC’s Commander in Chief forum featuring Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, indication a turn of inspection a moderators will face during this fall’s general-election debates. Anderson Cooper of CNN, Lester Holt of NBC, Martha Raddatz of ABC, and Chris Wallace of Fox News will assuage a debates, and they are already feeling a heat. This week, we asked readers to offer their thoughts on who competence make a best discuss moderator—and why.
Several readers suggested MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow. Here’s reader Marguerite Beaudoin’s reasoning:
It is my opinion that Rachel Maddow would be a good moderator, notwithstanding a fact that she is a Democrat. She is able of conducting herself in an unprejudiced and veteran demeanour and can “handle” both of them but doubt.
A quite good idea came from reader Steven Durham, who unequivocally wishes Judge Judy could assuage a presidential debates:
She would destroy Trump for carrying no substance; she would destroy Clinton for her terrible campaigning skills; and she’d be entertaining, that is what a American voter apparently needs in sequence to be engaged.
Finally, interjection to Joe Bookman, who suggested The Atlantic’s really possess Molly Ball. From Joe: “[Ball] is smart, fair, has demonstrated believe of a issues as good as a candidates, and is expected not obvious by a possibilities themselves.”
Check out a Notes territory to see some-more good reader responses, and review subsequent week’s Politics Policy Daily to enter a Question of a Week contest.