Would Trump overplay his hand against Warren or Harris?

If either of them win the Democratic nomination, Trump's antagonizing strategies might backfire

President Trump.

President Trump has been on a real Twitter tear lately. He's picked fights with "the Squad" — the quartet of progressive first-term Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.), Ilhan Omar (Minn.), Rashida Tlaib (Mich.), and Ayanna Pressley (Mass.) — House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), activist and commentator Al Sharpton, and the entire city of Baltimore, with each salvo widely condemned as racist.

It's not just the substance of Trump's latest tweets that have triggered considerable debate. There is also disagreement over the strategy behind them — if indeed any strategy exists at all. Is Trump lashing out blindly? Or is this an appeal to his base?

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