Robinson: Trump ‘Doesn’t Even Play the Same Game ... People Are Tired of the Game’

‘The fact that Donald Trump plays a different game is at the very least intriguing to people and at the very least gives them a chance to express their dissatisfaction with politics’

Eugene Robinson: Trump "Doesn't Play The Same Game And The Thing Is People Are Tired Of The Game" (RealClearPolitics)

JOE SCARBOROUGH: Eugene Robinson, Amy brings up a very good point with a rank and file politician that toiled in the field for 30 years. Had they tried to run as an agent of change in Republican party and in the past had voiced support for single-payer healthcare, in the past given money to Hillary Clinton and explained that by saying, "Hey, I worked in New York City. I wanted to get ahead."

They would have been wiped to the side. But to your Godzilla analogy, the fact that Trump says that they go at least he's honest. We've been saying this for sometime around this set. The rules of the game that apply to everybody else do not seem to apply to Donald Trump.

EUGENE ROBINSON, WASHINGTON POST: That's right. He doesn't play by the rules. He doesn't even play the same game and the thing is people are tired of the game. They don't like the game. The fact that Donald Trump plays an entirely different game is at the very least intriguing to people and at the very least gives them a chance to express their dissatisfaction with politics and politicians and then we'll see if it goes beyond that.

But I keep in mind, you know, an analogy from some place else. Silvio Berlusconi, the billionaire in Italy and playboy and, you know, this guy who did those parties and everything, he managed to become prime minister of Italy. I'm not saying Donald Trump is going to be president. I'm just saying I'm just saying.

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