Donald Trump


Like said, “you decide”………

How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love The Donald for Xmas

In a recent op-ed — “If Trump wins the nomination, prepare for the end of the conservative party” —  the always articulate George Will expresses the angst many establishment (and some not-so-establishment) Republicans feel about their frontrunner:

If you look beyond Donald Trump’s comprehensive unpleasantness — is there a disagreeable human trait he does not have? — you might see this: He is a fundamentally sad figure. His compulsive boasting is evidence of insecurity. His unassuageable neediness suggests an aching hunger for others’ approval to ratify his self-admiration. His incessant announcements of his self-esteem indicate that he is not self-persuaded. Now, panting with a puppy’s insatiable eagerness to be petted, Trump has reveled in the approval of Vladimir Putin, murderer and war criminal.

It’s hard to dispute Will’s analysis, as far as it goes, but it only goes so far.  No doubt The Donald exhibits some of the traits of an inferiority complex, but the real question is, so what?  As Joe E. Brown says to Jack Lemmon at the end of Some Like It Hot, “Nobody’s perfect.”

More here. H/T: Andy Bostom

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