On Friday night, Donald Trump and his red “Make America Great Again” baseball cap headed down to the Ladd-Peebles football stadium in Mobile, Alabama, where, in a long and rambling address, he regaled a crowd estimated by police and fire officials at around twenty thousand people. Among other subjects, he spoke about his big lead in the polls and joked about holding the 2016 election early. “I’d like to have the election tomorrow,” Trump said. “I don’t want to wait.” In another sign of the progress he is making, one of Alabama’s two Republican senators, Jeff Sessions, greeted Trump onstage and praised his tough stance on immigration.
To say that Trump is flying high would be an understatement. Not only is he crushing his Republican opponents in the polls, many of his critics in the media have thrown in the towel. Having dismissed his candidacy, poked fun at him, and portrayed him (with every justification) as a draft-dodging, ra...
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