Trumped up anger?

Donald Trump

Businessman Donald Trump on the campaign trail. Photo by Gage Skidmore.

I don’t recall the exact date. But I remember the moment approximately six years ago that I was standing around at a Tea Party rally on the Statehouse grounds to see whom I could see, when I noticed something.

A candidate for public office in South Carolina had said it again. “Republicans aren’t much better,” or some similar expressed affectation.

Right there, in that second, it struck me. I was hearing that expression a lot in those post-Obama victory days.

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