This is why Trump has such a loyal following:
“Donald J. Trump has some advice for panicked Republicans in Washington who are melting down over his most incendiary statements: Man up.
“Politicians are so politically correct anymore, they can’t breathe,”Mr. Trump said in an interview Tuesday afternoon as fellow Republicans forcefully protested his ethnically charged criticism of a federal judge overseeing a lawsuit against the defunct Trump University.
“The people are tired of this political correctness when things are said that are totally fine,” he said during an interlude in a day of exceptional stress in the Trump campaign. “It is out of control. It is gridlock with their mouths.” …”
“Dear Governor Romney,
I write to you not as a fellow conservative, not as a fellow partisan, but as a citizen of our republic. You have served your nation admirably for many years and by any ordinary standard are entitled to a happy retirement. But these are extraordinary times, and your nation still has need of your service. I respectfully implore you to run for president as an independent candidate in 2016.
America is not bound by a shared nationality, religion, or even geography, but a commitment to certain ideals—that all people are created equal, endowed by God with inalienable rights, and that government is instituted to secure these blessings. This is the republican creed that has animated our experiment in self-government for 240 years. And yet neither of the major party candidates represents it.
Donald Trump is a sympathizer with the nativist “alt-right,” a twisted and angry ideology that views the world through a racialist lens. Worse, his intemperance knows no bounds, making him liable to lash out at any (real or perceived) rivals. …”