Some of my most liberal friends, and I say that as a form of praise, like Donald Trump, and I’m inclined to agree. Though I would never vote for him (Hillary has my heart), his whole style and shakeup of the Republican establishment is something to behold. His sizable ego aside, sometimes you just have to chuckle at his comments. Yesterday, I heard him parody Marco Rubio and actually laughed out loud. Trump said, and I’m paraphrasing, “Have you ever seen anyone sweat so much … and he drinks so much water. Glug, glug, glug, and then he’s sweating away again.” Of course, it has no bearing on Rubio’s skills, which are severely lacking, but Trump had the insult down to a tee.
Despite their begrudging acceptance that Trump is in it for the duration, the other candidates don’t like him because nobody can control what he says. The last time someone has taken on the system like Trump was Bob Dylan many years ago. And that’s good company for a comparison.
Of course, if I were Hispanic, I would be troubled by Trump’s statements … as well as the rest of the Republican Party … and if you are a minority, today’s Republican Party is definitely not for you. And Hillary is starting to pick up her campaign now as she continues to learn how to become a better candidate. Hillary is actually a lot more feminine than she comes across on TV, and her humanity seems to get leached away by the coverage. Still, as she engages in retail politics over the next year, her compassion, intelligence and hard work will become known to all. Just like it was to New Yorkers when she became our Senator.