In short, Republican primary voters loooove them some serious immigrant bashing and other extremism, lunacy, bombastic idiocy, etc. Nope, Donald Trump is not an outlier, he epitomizes a party that also includes Ken Cuccinelli, EW Jackson, Ted Cruz, Ben Carson, Steve King, James “No Global Warming Cuz I Brought a Snowball Into the Capitol and Stuff” Inhofe, Louie “ISIS camp three miles south of El Paso” Gohmert, Ayn Rand-worshipping Dave Brat, Bobby “Stupid Party” Jindal, and too many other nutjobs to keep track of.
Meanwhile, on the Democratic side, the sane, sensible Hillary Clinton’s got a huge lead for the nomination, and also a nice lead over Jeb Bush (which widens to a HUGE lead if Trump runs as an independent – pleasepleaseplease!) in the general election. Good times…if you’re a Democrat, that is. Donald Trump, please don’t go away anytime soon! 🙂