Former Gov. Sarah Palin is an intelligent person, contrary to how liberals have tried to portray her. So it seemed to me that, if anybody could explain why they were promoting the candidacy of Donald Trump, it would be Gov. Palin.
But I listened in vain for any evidence or logic that would provide a reason to vote for Donald Trump for the office of president of the United States. There were lots of ringing assertions, just as in Trump's own speeches, but no convincing facts or demonstrable reasons.
After all these months, no coherent plans have emerged from the rhetoric of "The Donald" — just sweeping boasts about all the things he says he will achieve.
But boasts about the unknown future are hardly reassuring.
However puzzling the fervent support for Donald Trump may be today, given how little basis there is for it, such blind faith is not unique in history. Other dire or desperate times have produced other charismatic leaders to whom desperate people have turned, with hopes of deliverance.
Trump is certainly different from establishment Republicans, but is that enough?Read the rest of Thomas Sowell's op-ed HERE.
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