Random Quotations – March 26th, 2016

Five items regarding Donald Trump’s campaign…

“Anecdotally, I’ve heard from voters in such disparate places as Massachusetts and Ohio, who told me they joined the Republican Party to vote for or against Donald Trump. In Massachusetts, 20,000 Democrats dropped their party affiliation to join the ranks of the unaffiliated, enabling voting in the Republican or Democratic primary. Other data support the trend, such as exit polling from Michigan, where self-described Democrats represented 7 percent of the Republican primary electorate… Anecdotally, I’ve heard from voters in such disparate places as Massachusetts and Ohio, who told me they joined the Republican Party to vote for or against Donald Trump.” (Emphasis added) – philly.com. “The Pulse: Time to have a say and join the party?” – Michael Smerconish, March 20th, 2016.

“And what’s with all the hate? I mean, don’t take this the wrong way, pal, but have you been tested for Dementia? You’re like a different guy all of a sudden. Maybe it’s Alzheimers?… So, what the Hell, exactly, is going on these days? I don’t know if you’ve noticed but you’ve got a guy in the race for president who we wouldn’t trust running a chip truck. I mean, he’s nothing more than a bully with bad hair. And you’re about to hand him the keys? Dude, you used to despise guys like him. Remember when we all got together and tuned up that German moron? You were awesome then. And the rest of us, well, we kinda looked up to you. Now, jeeze, I don’t know.” – Neil Crone, “America: Have you lost your mind?” – durhamregion.com, March 24th 2016.

“In 1968, 10,000 anti-war protestors at the Chicago Democratic Convention went up against local police and National Guardsmen. And now we have MoveOn.org, funded in part by George Soros, ramping up their nationwide protests against Trump… Their whole strategy depends on how much blame for their protests and violence can be successfully attributed to Trump himself – which is the clear media strategy. The standard line is: Trump started this whole thing with his incendiary statements about immigration and Muslims; therefore, everything that happens after that is his fault… If that can be sold, and if the action in Cleveland in July can rise to a new height of violence, then a significant number of fence-sitting voters would decide to opt for Hillary…” – Jon Rappoport’s Blog, “Trump, violence, MoveOn.org: it’s 1968 all over again”, March 26th, 2016.

“The Atlantic’s Molly Ball recently talked to dozens of Trump supporters and concluded that many of them are driven by what she characterized as ‘the idea that they, the others, enjoy privileges, resources, and status to which we are denied access.’ Ball concluded that support for Trump is rooted in ‘a form of racial resentment based on historic white entitlement and a backlash to the upsurge in leftist identity politics that has marked American politics in the age of Obama,’ and in the idea that Trump will essentially empower his supporters again.” – Greg Sargent, “Why Trump is winning: His supporters think America is screwing over whites” – Washington Post, March 23rd, 2016.

“The protests which broke out ahead of Donald Trump’s Chicago campaign rally last week quickly became violent riots when Bernie Sanders supporters and members of the Black Lives Matter movement joined forces to shut down the event… According to Ann Coulter, sources inside the Chicago Police Department were apparently told by Chicago Mayor and notorious liberal Rahm Emanuel not to arrest any of the violent rioters at the Trump rally… When Trump decided to call off the Chicago rally because of the riots, he told MSNBCs Chris Matthews that ‘After speaking with law enforcement, I just thought it would be a wise thing for us to postpone this rally’… Immediately thereafter, CBS News and the Los Angeles Times ran with the story claiming that the Chicago Police Department was never consulted by the Trump campaign on the riots.” – John Binder, “Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel told police not to arrest violent, anti-Trump rioters, cop sources say”, Bizpac Review, March 14th, 2016.