“Why does the GOP like the Donald?”, I began to wonder after seeing his grimacing visage plastered on every damn web page and TV screen I’ve passed by for weeks. He looks like what would come out of the transporter from “The Fly” if William Shatner, a crested Shih-Tzu and Charlie Sheen after a two week meth-bender were put in the other end. He’s brash and arrogant, a failed businessman who had had to file for bankruptcy three times for his companies. The only reason he has any money to begin with is that his father built half of the buildings in New York.
Then it hit me.
He’s perfect. He’s white underneath that orange glow and the rabid badger that sleeps on his head. He’s never had to work a day in his life, coming from inherited wealth, so he isn’t tainted with the stench of poverty. He’s incompetent and has been buried under debt for so long that he’s easy to buy and is comfortable being owned. On top of that, is seems that all you need to do (on top of being born white or rich or incompetent) is to make such an incredible ass of yourself on television on a regular basis and you’re a shoe in for the candidacy. (more…)