The Upside of the Downside for Dems: Their Party May Be Divided, But a Comeback Is Possible– What the Trump GOP Can Do About It 

Protesters from Latino and Community groups make their way to East Los Angeles College in Monterey Park, California ,on May 5, 2016, to protest US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Clinton campaigned in the Los Angeles ahead of California's June 7 primary. / AFP / FREDERIC J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
A few days ago, I wrote that the post-2016 ideological pendulum-swing within the Democratic Party makes it likely that President Donald Trump will face a weak Democratic challenger in 2020. And yet, as we shall see, over the long run, the news for the Democrats might improve — thus Republicans must never grow complacent.