My thoughts on the Donald Trump phenomenon

If you are at all interested in American politics then it has been impossible for you to ignore the recent disruption caused by Donald Trump. Like many others, I have been fascinated by it and have tried to understand some of what it means. I offer my thoughts over on my personal blog but thought I’d alert readers here who might be interested.

Like most even mildly alert observers of American politics I have been intrigued by the Donald Trump phenomenon. In some sense it is like a car accident—you just can’t look away no matter how hard you try. Pundits from the right and left have excoriated him with such apocalyptic language that their warnings have guaranteed the elevation of his profile among a politically jaded public.

But there is more to my intrigue than that. (Read the rest here)