The media hating on the President all the time every day may be making Democrats support Trump out of a sense of honor.
Why would Liberal Democrats support Trump? Maybe out of a natural desire to root for an underdog and feel sorry for someone who is being viciously bullied. Thus, Democrats who didn’t vote for Donald Trump and continue to disapprove of him have been turned into reluctant defenders of the President because of the way he is treated by the media.
Saritha Prabhu writes at the Federalist, “How Spygate Is Turning Democrats Like Me Against Our Party.”
I don’t much like Donald Trump and didn’t vote for him (or Hillary) in 2016, but I’ve been feeling sorry for him for about 18 months now. It feels strange feeling sorry for someone who’s a boor, a narcissist, an egomaniac, and a serial philanderer, plus the 37 other negative traits usually used to describe him. But it has something to do with the fact that he has been treated in a grossly unfair manner by the mainstream media and the political and cultural left, on a scale we’ve never seen before.
As one voter put it in an article I read a while ago, the hatred shown toward Trump has been “un-American.” I agree with that sentiment, even as I simultaneously hold the thought that Trump is not someone whose character needs defending.
Memo to the left: Know why Trump’s poll numbers have been steady or rising slightly in spite of the invective you’ve been pouring on him […]? It’s because the economy is booming, and also because most Americans are fair-minded and think that even a flawed sinner like Trump doesn’t deserve to be figuratively kicked every day in a manner that’s often dishonest, exaggerated or out-of-context.
Towards the end of her column she mentions the heroic stance of the Democrat Alan Dershowitz:
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