Rhetoric is an interesting thing. On one hand, it is just a collection of words. On the other hand, it is an expression of values and intentions. I do not know Donald Trump personally. I can only use what he says publicly to guess at his values and intentions. And, I am increasingly stunned by his choice of words.
We here at LivingRoomConversations.org consider ourselves "radicals." Radical doesn't mean vandal or hooligan. It means, literally and operationally, "from the root."