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February 11, 2016

The point isn't who is right. The point is what works.

Trump is labeled as a destructive candidate, yet he's the only one to have grasped the most basic principle of politics, which is that you have to tell people how you will improve their lives in a way that is easy for them to understand and remember.
Trump has done that. His rivals haven't. Republican dysfunction and left-wing extremism made Trump's candidacy happen. And that's usually how Republicans get ahead in New York. Trump is doing nationally what successful Republican candidates do locally, bypass a broken New York party organization and make their own campaign happen. Giuliani did it. So did Bloomberg, despite having zero conservative credentials. Sultan Knish: To Understand Trump, You Have to Understand New York

Posted by gvanderleun at February 11, 2016 4:41 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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