I know it’s been said before, probably ever since John Adams won the Presidency, but this really is one of the most crucial elections in American politics. It has also become the most volatile election in our history, with two of the most unpopular candidates ever.
A whole faction of Republicans vow that they will not vote for Trump and may even vote for Hillary. They are countered by Bernie or Bust Democrats who say they will not vote for Clinton under any circumstances. Traditional party loyalty and conventional political wisdom have been tossed on their ear.
We can all be grateful to Trump for ridding us of the last installment of the Bush crime family, along with radical-right carnival barkers Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio. But there is no way this vain, vulgar, hotheaded, vastly ignorant man can lead this nation into anything but disaster. Trump’s interview with the editorial board of the Washington Post was astoundingly embarrassing and comical. He couldn’t answer a single in-depth question about policy and spent most of the time obsessed with his hand-size controversy. He made Sarah Palin look like Einstein.