Red and blue America - more divided than ever

The one thing Democrats and Republicans agree on is the country is unravelling

I have been to 23 states over the last three months. The general impression I get is that I'm not covering a midterm election campaign. I'm covering two separate electorates.

The biggest difference is atmospheric. In urban and suburban America, President Donald Trump's outrage du jour is on everybody's lips: Did you see what he tweeted now? Did you see his racist ad? Where will the Mueller investigation go?

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 03, 2018, with the headline 'Red and blue America - more divided than ever'. Print Edition | Subscribe