By Hunter Wallace
The knives are coming out for Donald Trump for two reasons:
1.) First, there was the Monmouth poll in Iowa which showed Cruz surging ahead of Trump. This is what prompted Trump to float the idea of temporarily banning Muslims from the US.
2.) Second, the latest New York Times/CBS poll shows Trump rising to 35 percent, which is his most commanding lead yet. Meanwhile, ¡Jeb! has squandered $50 million dollars to sink to 3 percent in the polls.
So, consider the state of the presidential race:
1.) With less than two months to go until Iowa, Murika is about to tune out of politics to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s.
2.) Trump needs to incite another controversy to fend off Ted Cruz while pushing down Ben Carson. After Paris and San Bernardino, the Muslim issue is the perfect way to do that.
Suddenly, White Nationalists are getting calls from the media about Donald Trump – again. It has happened several times during this election cycle. The editors must have sent out the marching orders to reporters – again – to “prove Trump is a racist.”
This is all part of the silliness of Murikan politics. Trump wants to run against the media as a bold truth teller. The media wants to run against Trump … and cash in on the clickbait and ratings.
We now return to your regularly scheduled programming.