Donald Trump

Why Trump Supporters Are Bringing an Elephant Man to the Beauty Pageant

Holding up a funhouse mirror to a disreputable political establishment


Don't supporters of Donald Trump realize that the political class, and many other Americans, find him to be repellant? Why, yes they do, I argue to French readers in today's Le Monde, translated at the link below. It's kind of the whole point. When a political elite has proven itself to be inept, the people with the pitchforks aren't going to get too hung up on manners. In fact, they're using Trump's bad manners as a weapon to show just how disreputable they find their supposed political betters.