Juan Williams: Trump Is Evidence of a Party that Lacks Leadership

‘Trump as evidence of a party that lacks leadership in that sense, and is looking for somebody who can galvanize them’

WILLIAMS: "It’s interesting. Because I think it ties into what you’ve heard from my other fellow panelists here this morning. I think if you look at the issue of race, for example, or you look at something like Mexico, Donald Trump is all over that. Donald Trump speaks to those issues, on immigration in specific, and Trump has become a media sensation and an Internet media, social media sensation, I think, because he speaks to the issues that people want to hear about. And I thought Michael laid this out. I don’t happen to agree with the perspective, but that’s exactly right. The sense of alienation, the infighting that we’ve seen just in the last week inside the Republican Party, taking on Speaker Boehner, taking on Mitch McConnell as the Senate majority leader. I think that’s instructive in terms of a fractured party. So I think this is all about the Trump show at the moment, and Trump as evidence of a party that lacks leadership in that sense, and is looking for somebody who can galvanize them."

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