A really good friend of mine, way back in the beginning when trump started getting actual followers but before he swept the whole RP, laughed at me when I came to him, worried.
“Don’t stress. He may win the primary but he’ll never take the general election. The Republican party is too small. And way too far right for the majority of Democrats and even moderate Republicans”
Now, this is an EXCEEDINGLY smart guy. And not one to ignore reality. And he really couldn’t fathom an American public that would ever elect Donald Trump.
I’m not as smart, or as tethered to reality…but I wasn’t nearly as sure as he was.
This week he told me he was starting to really worry. He said he had way underestimated the hold Trump was going to have.
Sometimes I hate being right.