Trump’s list of Supreme Court picks are all (except one or two) from (midwest) swing states! In the past, these states have voted Democratic. He is attempting to energize and unify the base with a preemptive signal as well as reassure big donors. This is populist pandering to moderates (who like government) and radicals (who oppose it), reinforced by being all white.
Mr. Trump’s Wild Ride http://nyti.ms/23Zuh01