Friday. December 4, 2015.
Republicans baffled by Trump should think about how for years they've equated reacting from gut instinct with strong leadership...
..and how often they've sneered at patience, thoughtfulness, waiting for the facts to come in, and considered planning as "weakness".
Since "law and order" became a GOP mantra, the party has been working its way towards Trump.
Blow them up! Lock them up! Build a wall, throw them out! Make them pay!
One way or another, ever since I can remember, these have been the GOP's solutions to every problem. Now here's Trump telling voters he's going to actually do it. All of it.
And the Republican Old Guard, Nixonites and Reaganites all, are saying, “Where did he get the idea that's what we stand for?”