GOP Strategist: Trump Supporters Are ‘Single Men Who Masturbate To Anime’

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While explaining that he believes that Donald Trump’s success in the Republican party does not mean that establishment conservatism is dying, GOP strategist Rick Wilson dismissed the “childless single men” who support Trump’s presidential bid.

“The fact of the matter is, most of them are childless single men who masturbate to anime. They’re not real political players. These are not people who matter in the overall course of humanity,” Wilson said of Trump supporters on MSNBC’s “All In with Chris Hayes.”

“What’s really driving the party, though, is still a limited government conservatism,” Wilson continued. “We don’t always get there by a straight line path. We don’t always get there in a direct way. But that is still what drives this party.”

Wilson insisted that Trump’s rise will not doom the mainstream beliefs in the party.

“I don’t think that this other stuff that Trump is toying with is really part of the mainstream conservative movement by any stretch of the imagination,” he said.

Watch the clip via Crooks and Liars:

H/t Mediaite

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