But if this is true, then it is at least clear that the Republicans have tons to fear. For now that he is President, Trump’s genius will track something other than the GOP base.
Is Trump a genius?

Trump’s only “genius” lies in his and his consiglieres’ ability to manipulate the media and set the daily national news agenda. He is a PR puppet of Bannon, Ailes, Priebus and others who will photo-op his way to advancing their far right-wing (and yes, Republican) agenda. I have no confidence nor expectation that he will eventually pivot to policies that are more palatable to Progressives.

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