He may be able to shoot someone in Fifth Avenue, but he can’t do this

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Trump supporters at a campaign rally. Source: Wikipedia. By Office of the President of the United States.

It looks a lot more like a cult that a political movement. Trump himself marvels at the loyalty of his supporters. “I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody, and I wouldn’t lose any voters, OK?” Trump remarked at a campaign stop at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. “It’s, like, incredible.”

Similarly, at one point as his limo pulled away from an event, Trump commented to his communications director Hope Hicks “look at these people. It’s literally a little bit sad.”

And his friend Howard Stern pointed out that “the people Trump despises most love him the most. He’d be disgusted by them.” Stern pleaded with his audience “go to Mar-a-Lago, see if there’s any people who look like you. …


Michael Greiner

Mike is an Assistant Professor of Management for Legal and Ethical Studies at Oakland U. Mike combines his scholarship with practical experience in politics.

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