It sure looks bad now. Donald Trump has succeeded in winning with this dimwit equation. (Any “outsider”) > (Any established politician)
This is the old Monty Hall phenomenon, where primates will choose what’s inside the paper bag instead of the color TV, because they imagine the bag might be filled with something they want, without considering there’s an equal chance it has dog poop. Silly primates.
And people are buying it, no matter what facts shine unflattering light on him. What it shows me is there must be a whole of people in this country who have not made it up Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs far enough to be able give a damn what happens. Fascism thrives in places where nobody gets to evolve halfway up that pyramid.