Five Reasons Why 43% Of Americans Cling To Such A Miserable Specimen Of A Human Being As Donald Trump?

Wealth

The predatory type of Wall Street rich guys and gals (maybe 30%, being mostly in the oil patch) and their GOP political shills use Trump as a crude tool for protecting and increasing their personal wealth.

Tribalism

The primitive minded are ruled by their tribal impulses to dislike the other — those of another family, race, religion, language, team, city, state, and country. They are exclusive rather than inclusive minded. As Trump says: I can do it all, America first. The Donald never stops pandering to their unquenchable xenophobia.

Religion

Some see Trump as at Least inadvertently defending their twisted Christian beliefs. Indeed, the unsophisticated requiring super salvation see Trump as any port in a storm.

Easily Conned Schmucks

There are folks having never read a nonfiction book of reputable substance in their lives, and so they have little reserve knowledge on which to base sound decisions. This Trump cat has cool digs.

Trump Is Them

Some lazy, irresponsible folks are irritated by those that do right and are successful. They see the slothful, lying Trump as one of their own. The fact that he became president gives them hope of eventually becoming something, too. In other words, the worse Trump acts, the more emotional cover he gives them.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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