Trump Shoots for “Outside” Suburban Voters

As the 2020 presidential election nears the finish line, President Donald Trump is scratching for every last suburban voter — often a fertile group of independents — by calling Joe Biden a threat to their way of life. The essence of the Trump appeal is that voters in the burbs in single-family homes should feel threatened by the prospect of a Biden- administration-supported injection of duplexes and triplexes into their quiet, grassy lives.

Trump’s political instincts tell him to roll up suburban voters as a counter point to his outreach to urban voters who may be unhappy with the…