THE MEDIA WILL LEARN TO LOVE TRUMP IN DUE TIME:
He is the worst major-party candidate in history.
He’s a gaffe machine. He’s an evil racist who wants to return black people to slavery.
He’s a brutal sexist who wants to return women to the subservience of the 1950s.
He’s a nasty warmonger who doesn’t get the fundamental intricacies of modern foreign policy, with the Manichean worldview to match. He’s an old homophobe with a history of cruelty to workers.
Think we’re talking about Donald Trump?
No, we’re talking about Mitt Romney circa 2012. That’s how the media painted one of the most honorable men ever to run for the White House, the creator of Romneycare, a northeastern Republican with a penchant for compromise and negotiation. Mitt Romney, the left claimed, was no John McCain — that halcyon of moderation and decency.
Now, of course, the media tells us that Donald Trump is a massive departure from the legacy of John McCain and Mitt Romney. He’s beyond the pale! He panders to racists! He’s a vicious sexist and sexual assaulter! He’s uninformed, unstable, ignorant, stupid! Why, compared to Mitt Romney, the man’s a monster!
Much of this may be true in a way it simply wasn’t about Romney. But by 2020, Donald Trump will be the new standard of civility and decency according to the Left.
See also strange new respect the left has granted Nixon, Reagan – and even Dubya.