Friedman: Trump Has ‘Made Some Gut Connection with His Followers’ We Haven’t ‘Fully Plumbed’

‘The fact that so many of his supporters seem to be listening through their stomach not their ears’

FRIEDMAN: "Yeah. You know, there’s one thing that really struck me that Cruz said that I think is right, Chuck, and you’re closer to this than I am; I think when it’s a two-person race, Trump is going to get a lot more attention for a lot of things he’s been able to skip over every day. His tax returns: “Oh, I didn’t release them because I’m being audited.” And it’s complete nonsense. And some of these things, I think he’s going to get called on. But the thing that still really strikes me about Trump is going to be the tension between that, us doing our jobs, focusing, and the fact that so many of his supporters seem to be listening through their stomach not their ears. That he’s made a gut connection. That map you put up about the— it’s so striking. He won Greenwich, Connecticut. Okay, is that about income gap? So he’s made some gut connection with his followers that I don’t think we’ve fully plumbed."

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