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LETTER: ‘Backtracking’ or ‘good politics’?

April 9, 2019

I see that within the infinite wisdom of The Journal staff, the Friday headline above the fold is “Trump backs off border shutdown.” Why is it that when President Trump makes a move to the center like President Clinton did, it is considered backtracking? And when the other 535 senators and representatives do it it is considered good politics? - Brian Redshaw, Sergeant Bluff, Iowa