To spell it out: It’s the Immigration, Stupid.
Here’s a Washington Post poll write-up that finally gets at the essence of Trump’s rise.
The meta-issue so far in this nomination campaign is whether American voters and politicians are allowed to talk about the most far-reaching policy.
Right now, that’s the meta-issue that transcends everything else: are we allowed to debate the fate of America?
¡Jeb! says no.