People just don’t get it.
Donald Trump’s rise in the polls has nothing to do with what he says or what he doesn’t say. It’s all about independence and ownership. Nobody owns Donald Trump which comes across loud and clear. He doesn’t worry about political correctness. He doesn’t worry about raising money. He doesn’t even care if fellow republicans like or not like him. People gravitate to that rare glimpse of anyone in politics who can come across as independent.
Yes, he stumbles over his words sometimes, which can be troublesome. But Trump is showing us how voters are sick and tired of the same old political blah blah about jobs, terrorism, immigration, abortion, gay marriage and such, that it’s refreshing to hear a candidate who doesn’t fit the mold, who says whatever is on his mind and not the minds of those who own him. When he touts change, he is believable, even if we don’t like the message.
Our political system should be the first stop on the “change” train. Candidates are so desperate for campaign finance they spend several years ahead of an election groveling for money. Other industrialized countries allow two or three months for campaigning, …