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Mike Pence Would Make a Better President than Donald Trump
Mike Pence would be more effective at moving policy forward.
Mike Pence will be more effective at moving policy forward because he has more governmental
Trump's relationship with the media and public 'antics' have often
from real policy issues.
In the first two years of the Trump Administration, Republicans have
to put forward - let alone pass - a substantive legislative agenda.
Pence appears to be
motivated by ideology
as opposed to financial gain.
Donald Trump knows astonishingly little about the world around him. His ignorance means he is wholly unqualified to shape policy of any kind.
Donald Trump seems to take no interest in the details of policy.
Mike Pence is less controversial, and thus more able to get people on his side.
Commentators have criticised Mike Pence for his ignorance of even the most basic policy concepts. In 2005 he supported the government guaranteeing returns on retirement investment portfolios, and
seemed to have no understanding
of the idea of moral hazard.
The ability to move policy forward is only good insofar as good policies are being pursued. Pence is committed to a range of policies which would be catastrophic for the American people; his ability to move these forward is not reassuring.
During his 12 years in Congress, Pence never managed to author a
Donald Trump has an impressive record of achieving things within the business world, we should not underestimate his ability to accomplish things.