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Richard Phillips: It’s easy to see why Trump is popular

I am amazed that reporters of all ilks fail to understand the reason for the popularity of Donald Trump. It’s simple: he’s saying what all Americans have been thinking.

From our abhorrence to the great volume of illegal aliens flooding this country to the inaction of the political class in Washington, D.C., to Obama’s destruction of our military power, to the disrespect foreign leaders show our president, to our lack of support for friendly democracies like the Ukraine, Israel, to giving away the store, to Iran in exchange for nothing … nada.

How simple it is to see why Americans are angry and want a strong leader.



Richard Phillips

Grass Valley


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