Trump’s Fans Have More to Lose Than Trump Himself

If the Republican nominee loses, the millions of Americans supporting him will feel more isolated and disillusioned than ever before.

This is what Trump has done over the last year: He’s whipped up the darkest, angriest demons in the electorate. He has not simply given people permission to indulge any racist, sexist, xenophobic, or religiously intolerant tendencies they may harbor. He has insisted—loudly—that such bigotry is only common sense and mocked anyone who refuses to see the danger presented by “the other” as a blind idiot.

.. “I feel he’s the last chance we have to establish law and order and preserve the culture I grew up in.”