Is America afraid after Donald Trump's New Hampshire Primary victory?
The victory of Republican Donald Trump in the New Hampshire Primary on February 9 has perhaps left a section of the Americans unsettled.
In an article titled "The rise of Donald Trump is a terrifying moment in American politics" published in Vox, it has been said: "The media, which has grown used to covering Trump as a sideshow, delighted in the moment along with him - it was funny, and it meant clicks, takes, traffic. But it was more than that. It was the frontrunner for the Republican nomination for president showing off the demagogue's instinct for amplifying the angriest voice in the mob."
The article also said: "Trump is the most dangerous major candidate for president in memory. He pairs terrible ideas with an alarming temperament; he's a racist, a sexist, and a demagogue, but he's also a narcissist, a bully, and a dilettante. He lies so constantly and so fluently that it's hard to know if he even realizes he's lying. He delights in schoolyard taunts and luxuriates in backlash."
The writer admitted that although one enjoys watching the real-estate mogul's mannerisms, but said the man is a serious contender to win the Republican presidential nomination. "He's not a joke and he's not a clown," it said.
Calling Trump a man with no shame, the article said: "Trump's other gift - the one that gets less attention, but is perhaps more important - is his complete lack of shame. It's easy to underestimate how important shame is in American politics. But shame is our most powerful restraint on politicians who would find success through demagoguery. Most people feel shame when they're exposed as liars, when they're seen as uninformed, when their behavior is thought cruel, when respected figures in their party condemn their actions, when experts dismiss their proposals, when they are mocked and booed and protested.
Trump doesn't. He has the reality television star's ability to operate entirely without shame, and that permits him to operate entirely without restraint..."