I agree that true believers have serious phycological reasons for believing what they believe. No amount of logic can penetrate such folks. This is expressed in the saying: Men pray not so much for their daily bread as they do for their daily delusion.

When, for some, life gets too complicated and they don’t like the answers of thoughtful people, they reach out for the simple BS of cons like Trump.

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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