I can't claim I've been following things very closely, nor that I really care all that much, especially this early. But Trump's amazing ride is spectacular, and I know that the Republican establishment can't figure out the attraction, or perhaps they don't want to admit it to themselves.The clarity of thought expressed that appears inaccessible to the chattering-head pundits is breath-taking. I am not an anime fan but I have definitely been a Steven Den Beste fan forever.
If you care for my uninformed opinion, what's going on is that the grass roots are saying this:
RTWT for a clear-eyed look at 2015 politics as played (badly) by the Republicans.