It’s obvious that he never thought he could get this far. And everything makes sense if you accept that he doesn’t want to get any farther. You really think the master media manipulator of our era couldn’t do better in a debate than that schlub who showed up on Monday night? Every bit of evidence we’ve seen over the past few decades suggests otherwise. Donald kills on reality TV. He kills on Howard Stern. He kills every time he is trying to sell the one product he really cares about: Donald Trump.