The arrogance, the dismissiveness, the smug cackling, the accents.
If Donald Trump wins re-election this year, I’ll remember this brief CNN segment late one Saturday night in January as the perfect encapsulation for why it happened. pic.twitter.com/8kQ6zN9AZV
— Steve Krakauer (@SteveKrak) January 28, 2020
Is this smugness? It feels to me more like desolation and — triggered by one very silly image — loss of composure. Plus, from the comments: “How awful campaign consultants are, and how desperately they need their money and need to be in the game or they will try to tear someone down.”