…explains The New York Times today. I found this paragraph deeply disturbing:
Trump is an entertainer and an agitator, which Graham says he can relate to, in a way. “The point with Trump is, he’s in on the joke,” Graham said. I asked Graham if he is in on the joke, too. “Oh, 100 percent, 100 percent.” He laughed. “Oh, people have no idea.” I asked him to explain the joke to me. “If you could go to dinner with us. … ” he said, shaking his head.This seems to mean that Trump knows perfectly well, for example, that his “wall” is useless and impossible. He and Graham giggle privately over the thought that anybody could be so stupid as to swallow such nonsense: Jesus, Lindsey, all you got to do is holler nigger and spic loud enough and you can make these morons believe any shit you want.
Somehow, and I know how irrational this is, I’d feel better if I thought that Graham and Trump believed their own shit.