The Melodramatic Criticisms Of Donald Trump And Hillary Clinton Are Overdone

The mainstream media is relentlessly smack talking Donald Trump for his smack talking. Most mainstream headlines on Trump can pretty much be boiled down to more or less harsh variations on Tsk! Tsk!

Trump proves undeterred. Meanwhile he, and various Republican commentators, have criticisms of Hillary Clinton surpassing the histrionic.

I here described Donald Trump (like me a native of Queens, New York) as a galoot (like me).  Sometimes I find what he says beyond galootish all the way to deplorable. That said, I find the refined superciliousness of the Eastern Establishment at least as bad and in some ways worse.

Count me skeptical about the Establishment’s claim to moral and practical superiority. It may be that a Check Your Privilege moment for the political elites is overdue.

Read the full article at Forbes here.

Ralph Benko is senior economic advisor to American Principles Project.