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A Trump-Sanders race is my favorite. Sanders would win according to recent polls. Aside from early polls, how many think Latinos will forget and forgive what Trump has been saying. And how would the electorates in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California respond to adds showing Trump advocating a fence around those states? Who thinks Trump would come close to getting even 40% of women voters? The other great advantage of such a match-up would be to show the bankruptcy, irrelevance and impotence of the currently dominant MSM and the elites that control them.

Every nation has their own norms of expression, and, within those bounds, Trump is a US expression of the  character type Mussolini represented for Italy. Same easy ideological flexibility, same bloated ego, same strutting posturing and nationalistic posing, same self-absorption, etc. But I don't think the US electorate will be as receptive now as the Italian was then.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."

by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Thu Aug 27th, 2015 at 08:42:57 PM EST
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