2016 Elections

Trump Should Call for More Taxes on the Rich

One way to seize the spotlight and put other Republicans on the defensive again.

Pointing the way.

Photographer: Sean Rayford/Getty Images

Donald Trump's lead in national polls is declining. The verdict from the last debate? "Trump lost." Ben Carson, forging a political identity unprecedented in American history -- soft-spoken demagogue -- last weekend outclassed Trump's nativism by asserting that a Muslim couldn't be president. Marco Rubio, a shrewd and calculating rival who previously had avoided conflict with Trump, just picked a fight, calling Trump "touchy and insecure."

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