I do not care for Donald Trump. I understand his appeal. He is, to America, what Putin is to Russia, a guy who will totally represent for America’s interests.
If you recall, when Putin first started butting heads with Obama, he was practically a hero to the right.
I confess to feeling that seductive pull myself.. Finally, someone who defied the King.
Trump is tapping into an authentic rage in America, for good or for ill.
The fact that he is now in a plural tie with Bush is an indication that no candidate has galvanized a broad base of support.
No candidate, before Trump, has tapped into that fed up crowd that just wants to see a victory, both at the polls and on the world stage.
We should be careful not to slash and burn those Trump supporters. We can talk about why Trump is not, should not be their guy, without unnecessarily trashing either Trump or, more importantly, his supporters.

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