But is he “the kindest, bravest, warmest, most wonderful human being I've ever known in my life”? https://t.co/eJI1UVFDM2— TSB (@TweetingTSB) April 19, 2023
Well, there is more than one reason for that, of course. But exactly that cringey fawning beyond-embarrassment-and-maybe-even-self-awareness tone of puppy-love for a politician is alone enough to make regular people hate politics.
What does it take to make a man debase himself like that? What could possibly be in it for him that would outweigh the contempt he must feel for himself?
Potomac Fever is a disease that strikes not just presidential candidates but also the long, long, trail of moochers and sycophants that follow in their wake. That is just sad.