One Christmas, long ago, my sister and I were given US-election Beanie Babies by our American relatives; a Republican elephant for her and a Democratic donkey for me, both of course patterned with the Stars and Stripes.READ MORE
Donald Trump has offended just about everyone on his march to the Republican Nomination. Why do Americans love him?
Trump would not be leading the Republican field if he were the typical candidate, with interviews and stump speeches tightly crafted by pollsters to appeal to the maximum amount of voters while letting nothing volatile or unscripted slip. The magic ingredient that fuels the Trump supernova is his malevolence for traditional American politics.
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