Today, there is a contest between Trumpism and Republicanism. Through the calculated statements of its leader, Trumpism has become associated with racism, misogyny, bigotry, xenophobia, vulgarity and, most recently, threats and violence. I am repulsed by each and every one of these.
Mitt Romney, 2012 Republican nominee for President
Although theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking wrote the book, "Theory of Everything", there is one thing he can't explain: Trump's political rise. "He is a demagogue, who seems to appeal to the lowest common denominator."