True, a large segment is composed of people who have a right to feel screwed over by the rich and powerful. But there are also more sinister others — misogynists, lots of bigots and of course a large contingent of folks who are just wanting to find “others” upon whom to blame their failings.

The Donald delivers a perfect pitch to all these malcontents.

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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