Donald Trump: America’s Orange-Haired Doppelganger

I remember distinctly the day in 2008 that Republican presidential nominee Senator John McCain named Sarah Palin has his running mate.  At the time, Governor Palin was a relative unknown nationally.   Her reputation for competence had not yet taken a mortal wound at the hands of a predictable ambush by Katie Couric, and she did not yet have a best-selling biography or a reality TV show.  The Tea Party did not yet exist, and she had not yet become either its Joan of Arc (in 2010) or, to ideological conservatives, its Judas (in 2016). Governor Palin was at that time...
Read More