Look, Jay old sport, I don’t care about his nasty part. This guy, Trumpkabob, is like the fellow who is out late at night unlocking the castle gates so that the enemy can slip in and slit everyone’s throat. And I hate to think it, but I’m getting to believe that’s exactly what you are hoping for.

I understand the horrific power of the tribal impulse within us and the ability of demagogues like Trump to run with it, but it still makes me sick to see it in action.

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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