Ann Althouse says this about Trump:
I'm impressed that he's bypassed the elite and interfaced with the public at the ground level day after day, seemingly without rest, for well over a year.
Most of the elite Republicans want to keep their distance from the people Hillary Clinton consigned to the “basket of deplorables.” (I call them People of the Basket.) Those are Trump's people. He got where he is by absorbing and shaping their wants and desires. If that makes him untouchable to you, are you not an elitist?
Read more here, as Ann live blogs her reading of the VDH piece I excerpted earlier this morning.