Aug 22, 2023
The cult of Trumpism

“The cult of Trumpism is now verbal,” said veteran columnist Mike Barnicle during this Morning Joe conversation about former President Donald Trump, who has said he will surrender to authorities in Georgia to face accusations of illegally scheming to overturn his 2020 election loss in the state. “It’s passed on to people who come up to you and ask the ever-present question, you know, ‘how can people vote for this man? Who are these people?’ And you tell them, ‘I’ll tell you who they are: They’re your neighbors, they’re people you know, they’re people you see each and every day. That’s who they are.’ But he’s there. He’s in our minds; he’s in our bloodstream. It is a sickness. It’s a disease that America is carrying – Trumpitis.” Watch more of the conversation here.