Former President Donald Trump has actually gained — not lost — political clout since leaving office, a political observer asserted Friday.
Politico reporter Tara Palmeri’s observation runs contrary to the assumptions of many in the Washington D.C. establishment and the mainstream media.
“People don’t want to hear anything against Trump,” Palmeri said during an appearance on MSNBC. “Actually, the more he stays out of the media, the more that he becomes this martyr, this looming figure over the GOP.”
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Asked by the interviewer if she felt safe, Palmeri said, “Not really.”
“And I’m really happy I went out there and saw it because I think there’s a huge disconnect right now between Washington and the rest of the country, and you know, Trump people don’t want to hear anything against Trump. Actually, the more he stays out of the media, the more he becomes this martyr, this looming figure over the GOP. A lot of people said they aren’t really Republicans, that they’re, like, they’re for Trump. That’s it. And it’s just — I think he’s actually getting — I think the base is getting stronger. Truly,” Palmeri said.
GOPUSA Editor’s Note: The video is worth watching. It’s a. peek into the mindset of someone who exists in a liberal bubble. There’s much more about the west’s views on Covid and masks. Palmeri thinks she may have caught Covid while in Wyoming. She thinks they must all be QAnon, whatever that means to her.