When I was cutting my teeth in the Democratic Party, years ago, one of my mentors made a comment when I groused about somebody who had announced her candidacy for a state legislative seat that had been held by an old farmer who had been in the legislature for a couple of decades. Being in a red state, I thought why should we have primary when it was so hard to elect Democrats in the first place? It was probably a safe seat, why split the Democrats with a primary? My mentor’s wisdom has stuck with me all these years.
The pundits are right about one thing. The current occupant of the White House is a lightening rod of anger with most in The Resistance. There are not enough adjectives to describe this malignant cancer at the helm of our nation. Suffice to say that he is the epitome of narcissism, self-aggrandizement, and total incompetence.