Arch neocon Jennifer Rubin took the Trump movement to task for it's stances against immigration, free markets, as well as its economic illiteracy in general. Rubin's article in the Washington Post titled "The GOP Has Become a Pity Party for White Males," arguing that Trump's defenders seem to demand that we treat members of his base delicately for fear of ruffling their feathers.
From the WAPO:
When you play the “Hollywood makes fun of us” card, you get perilously close to political correctness and emotional feebleness, not things Trump and his ilk are supposed to promote. Even worse, complaining that other people don’t wish them “Merry Christmas” — and then transforming that into a war against Christianity — is victimology rarely seen outside the “safe spaces” on college campuses.
In elevating one specific group — older white males — Trump fails the test of a leader in a diverse, complex society in which we want to maximize benefits for the largest number of people. He seems not t