Per the article ...
DonaldTrumpdoesn't visit Middle America. He descends upon it. His rallies are awesome spectacles.
Gawkers come down from the hills.
If NASA traveled the country holding showings of the first captured alien life-form, the turnout would be similar.
The pope driving monster trucks might get this much attention.
The most common remark you hear from Trump voters is that he's "relatable" and isn't "phony."
Blue-state audiences tempted to howl at this should try to understand this phenomenon, because it speaks to a legitimate problem Democrats have.
Ronald Reagan once took working-class voters away from Democrats by offering permission to be proud of the flag.
Trump offers permission to occupy the statistical American mean: out of shape, suffering from gas, poorly read, anti-intellectual, treasuring things above meaning, and hiding an awful credit history.
Trump in this way is more all-American than Mark Spitz, Liberace, Oprah, Audie Murphy, and Marilyn Monroe.
He's a monument to the consumption economy. He represents fake -----, the short con, the tall tale, gas guzzlers, and a hundred other American traditions.
This is why the endless chronicling of Trump's lies does little to dent his popularity.
Trump's voters don't need to read PolitiFact to see what Trump's about. They see it in his waistline.
Few politicians in history have revealed what they are to voters more than Trump. Christ, we even know what the man's penis looks like.
"The cool thing about Trump," says 38-year-old Cincinnati native Jeremy Holtkamp, "is that it's just about being an American."
Democrats have to ------- learn how to talk to these people.
Don't mince words, get right to the point, and talk to them as a real person would.
Their problems are dignity and respect, jobs, and money ... in that order.
And above all, clearly tell them who's responsible for their problems and what you're going to do to help them.