Yesterday on the Bill Bennett show I opened with a monologue on “five ways to think about Trump,” but only had time to make it through three of them. Anyway, here are the first three, the first being why professional wrestling is a marker for Trumpenthusiasm. That’s not meant as an attack! Professional wrestling is a small-c conservative cultural phenomenon, like NASCAR, tractor-pulls, dwarf-tossing, and hunting. (Okay, I’m not sure about the dwarf-tossing, but I am sure there’s a liberal out there somewhere I can offend by mentioning it.) Professional wrestling is a morality play, without the deliberate moral ambiguity or nihilism of an off-Broadway Dadaist play.
And immediately below is the great pro-wresting video with Trump that I reference in the sound clip here: