Mara Liasson, who has spent most of the last year smugly missing the mark, hit the bullseye yesterday in an article with the descriptive title "Trump Just Gave The Speech Republicans Have Been Waiting 20 Years To Hear".
I couldn't agree more. This is Pat Buchanan with even more moxie, with independent wealth, and without the religiosity.
This isn't an act. Trump has learned a lot in the last few years. He's internalized it. The Snake. The gene thing. The existential threat non-Western immigration into Western countries presents. The phrase "America First", unapologetically, over and over and over again (four times in yesterday's speech). The wall. Interests over principles.
Paul Ryan, epitome of a cuckservative, doesn't get any of it. As just one example, Ryan stands resolutely alongside Hillary and Obama and against Trump on the Muslim Question.
The following graph shows the percentages of people, since the Orlando shooting prompted Trump to reaffirm the call for a 'temporary' stop to the movement of Muslims into America, sans those answering "don't know", by partisan affiliation, who agree with his proposal for a moratorium on Muslim immigration and a ban on travel from majority-Muslim countries into the US (n = 1,793):
Women, especially fertile young women without children, have little desire to stop the invasion. The more likely the chances of that invasion being successful the less likely they are to resist, desiring submission to the invaders instead.
That tendency shows up here as well. Unmarried women under the age of 40 on the Muslim ban (n = 264):