Nothing better exemplifies the state of today’s Republican Party than the fact that RNC Chairman Reince Priebus’s speech at CPAC today was immediately followed by a speech from reality TV star Donald Trump, who shared his deeply thought-out plans for saving America when he is elected president.
In addition to “taking back jobs from China” and “making America rich again,” Trump revealed his very serious solution for dealing with ISIS: “Hit them so hard and so fast that they wouldn’t know what happened.”
“Nobody, if I decide to run and win,” said Trump, “nobody would be tougher [on ISIS] than Donald Trump. Nobody.”
Trump said he would find some amazing general in the military and put them in charge with instructions that “you gotta hit ’em hard, you gotta hit ’em firm and you can’t play games. You gotta go hard and fast and firm”: