Radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh explained the meteoric rise of politically-incorrect billionaire Donald Trump on his program today, saying:
explaining the Trump phenomenon is not that difficult. At the top of all of it is this invasion. At the top of the list of reasons why Trump has a large and growing following, it’s all about immigration and how the establishment inside the Beltway is now openly, not even disguising, what they’ve thought about average, ordinary Americans for years now. And that is unsophisticated, rubes, uneducated. I mean, take any insult that you want. Appalling, stupid, you name it.
Indeed, Thomas Edsall echoes this point (but from the Left) for the New York Times, writing that the Republican Party is now “the home of an often angry and resentful white constituency — a constituency that is now politically mobilized in the face of demographic upheaval.” Edsall explains in real numbers how Whites are being replaced in the United States and then in true liberal fashion insults those who favor “the comfort of a common religion and language, mutually shared traditions, and the minimization of cultural conflict.”