Why The Donald trumps the opposition

“…The obsession with Trump, the close monitoring of his every utterance, has reached the point that his political and media foes have – ironically – become important generators of support for him. Every time they tell Trump ‘you can’t say that’, he says it. Every time they demand an apology from Trump, he doubles down on it. Just by defying the strictures of political correctness, and not caving when challenged, Trump can look authoritative and daring.

The bipartisan frenzy over Trump backfires on the political establishment in other ways. As we’ve seen in the backlash to Trump’s suggested ban on Muslim immigration, the response has not been ‘here’s why Trump is wrong’; it has been ‘Trump is unacceptable’, ‘un-American’, a ‘fascist’. Opponents want to banish Trump and his supporters from polite society, rather than tackle the arguments that they raise. It is not unreasonable for Trump’s supporters to express concerns about terrorism and immigration, among other issues. But, too often, establishment figures fail to take these concerns seriously and provide counter-arguments. Worried about Islamic terrorism? You’re an Islamophobe. Worried about immigration? You’re a bigot.”

  • Trump deserves the presidency for his Islam comments alone.

    The Islamic cult has spread hatred and violence for 1,400 years.

    Western Europe is headed towards an European/Islamic civil war.

    Somehow, the PC nut jobs don’t want to talk about it!

    Islam is an intellectual cancer. Drop the PC BS, put Islamic theology under the microscope. Islam clearly needs a reformation.

    Is Trump the only real leader in the world?

    It sure looks like it.

    • ntt1

      its weird but i think ol shirtless vlad(putin) gets it too. obama just ladles more sand over his head

  • Pon Wup

    I like Trump because he doesn’t need to be liked. And that says a lot about a man’s character.