A Uniquely Trump Phenomenon

I read this piece at the Blaze about Greg Gutfield’s statement on how Trump has disrupted relationships at Fox (one of my employers).

“You can look at our network at a whole … where we are having issues over a family of anchors within this stuff,” Gutfeld continued. “You can look at the party. Every area where there is conservatism, there is strife. And I just remember the good old days where we could all unite against the hatred for Obama. … But somehow Trump has shattered that. And now we are sitting here grappling with this internal strife and we have no way of getting out of this.”

I would just note that this is a uniquely Trump phenomenon. It did not exist in 2008. It did not exist in 2012. It does not exist in 2016 with any candidate except Trump.

That should, in a world of common sense, indicate Trump is uniquely unsuitable to unite various factions for victory. Instead, you have contributors on Fox calling other contributors on Fox “traitors” for not supporting Trump.

Kasich, Cruz, Rubio, Bush, Fiorina, etc. supporters may disagree with each other, but none call the others traitors or wage personal attacks on them for failing to support the other person’s candidate. Only Trump supporters do that.

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