Giving the people what they want

(CNN photo)
(CNN photo)

 

Donald Trump, showman to the end, isn’t the problem. We are.

William Saletan, writing this morning at Slate, pulls together the public opinion evidence to make the case in excruciating, damning detail. Here’s his conclusion:

So let’s stop pretending the problem is Trump. The problem is the base—and by many measures, the majority—of the Republican Party. If you think we can’t elect a government in 2016 that would target a religious minority, you’re underestimating Trump. And you’re overestimating America.

Read the whole indictment here.