Today, focus on: INCUMBENT.
Definition: In a political race, the person currently in office. Donald Trump is the incumbent in the 2020 U.S. Presidential elections.
Lefty says: “If we don’t vote out the incumbent, we’re in for 4 more years of authoritarianism, bro. But worst of all, incoherent tweets with bad grammar, and that’s where Democrats draw the line.“
Righty says:“Let’s keep the incumbent where he is, by democratic process or by force. We’ve finally got the right guy in office, and he’s not ready to leave.”
About our (fictive) correspondents:
Arthur ‘Lefty’ Treehugger, Founder, Ponchos Illustrated. Born and raised on a pumpkin collective in rural Vermont, Arthur Treehugger grew up in the warm glow of free love, improvised guitar circles and herbal remedies. Arthur’s true passion is Ponchos, and his self-published e-magazine magazine is the number two poncho and raincoat magazine in the US, with a daily circulation of nearly 300.
Politically, Arthur is the definition of liberal; a true ‘bleeding heart’. Arthur is left-handed, left-brained and only turns left at stop signs.
Walton ‘Righty’ Carmichael Jr, Editor, Death & Taxes Quarterly. Deep in the heart of Georgia, land of peaches and voter suppression, the Carmichael Family has raised 7 seven generations of true American Patriots, culminating with Walton Jr. He abides by the guiding principles of family, fishing, freedom and God. His self-published e-magazine, “Death and Taxes” presents a libertarian view on today’s world.
A libertarian-leaning conservative, Walton identifies with the right wing of today’s GOP and would very much like to make and/or keep America great.
Pendant toute la période électorale américaine, les cours d’anglais en ligne Gymglish vont revisiter les terminologies des élections. Nos deux correspondants Arthur ‘Lefty’ Treehugger (Founder, Ponchos Illustrated) et Walton ‘Righty’ Carmichael Jr. (Editor, Death & Taxes Quarterly) vont apporter leur point de vue biaisé et subjectif sur chacun des termes abordés. Voici le premier ‘focus’ de cette rubrique : INCUMBENT.
Dans une course à la présidentielle, ‘incumbent’ correspond à la personne actuellement en poste. Lors des élections présidentielles de 2020, il s’agit de Donald Trump.
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