Donald Trump must be observed from the standpoint not of policy, so much, but of someone who could smash apart the political system and send its hangers-on scattering.
On the idiot’s lantern you hear and see men and women who’re of The system and for The System. Any wonder, then, that they are bucking the thing that’s threatening their equilibrium?
Trump is getting an atrophied political system to oscillate. The particles hate it.
Thus did Jonah Goldberg unwisely, tonight, accuse Americans of having a tantrum against the politicians and the pundits. The word “tantrum” is demeaning; it implies a hissy fit; a childish outburst of rage.
Smartly, mighty Megyn Kelly limited her system-maintaining efforts to a brief mention of her tiff with Trump, going on to center tonight’s Kelly File on the thing people are sick to their stomach’s of: eternal racial grievance.
For his part, Sean Hannity is cleaving to the issues that concern the bucking base, and, by extension, is discussing Trump a LOT. If he continues, Hannity’s show may just become more popular than mighty Megyn’s.