Even the Pope has joined the act. So has Hillary Clinton.
The Wash. Post reports:
Republican Senators are called racist for not wanting to confirm Pres. Obama's replacement for Scalia. There is will more of that if he nominates Eric Holder.
But that's really not the only reason that Republican strategists and activists got so excited Wednesday night.. A more formal Rubio-Haley collaboration — a fantasy dream ticket of young, brown or faintly tan Americans with governing experience and strong Republican principles — suddenly seems all the more likely to become real.
And there was plenty of excitement about just that. Witness this compilation.
The Republican Party, these excited folks will say, could shed its image as the exclusive political home of old white men.
NPR radio host Steve Inskeep writes in the NY Times:
Needless to say, Jackson and his Democratic Party enforced a certain idea of America — an America for white people. Jackson was personally cordial to people of other races, but their rights did not concern him. ...Inskeep is happy that the white percentage of the population has declined, and that the non-white-Christians are not so interested in protecting America from Moslem invaders and terrorists.
Mr. Trump’s proposal for a “total and complete shutdown” of Muslims entering the United States until the government “can figure out what is going on” has a brutal simplicity that echoes Jackson. So does his promise to force Mexico to pay for a border wall. The people Mr. Trump favors are to be protected from all harm. Nobody else matters. ...
Could Mr. Trump ride the Jackson vote to ultimate victory? Not unless he adds to it. Jackson’s old coalition no longer dominates the electorate. Nonwhite voters are growing in numbers, and many white voters have told pollsters they would be embarrassed by Mr. Trump as president. Mr. Trump would have to reckon with one of Andrew Jackson’s cherished principles: In America, the majority rules. Assembling a majority today is not the same as it used to be.
I listen to NPR regularly, and it never has any Trump supporters or true explanations for his popularity. Just snide remarks about how he is angry, or is an anachronism, or appeals to bigots, or is a passing sideshow.
Today's Democrats and other leftists seem determined to start a race war.
Update: Friday morning NPR had two stories from politicians who say that they do not understand Trump's popularity when he doesn't take any stands on issues. It is hard to see how they could be so confused, as Trump has expressed himself very well on the issues. My guess is that they are blinded by some sort of anti-America prejudice.