Donald Trump is a thorn in the side of the Republican party. No one likes him. It’s not because he is saying unpleasant truths that the GOP is ignoring. It’s because he is pandering to to racism and hateful minorities in the party.

Other GOP candidates have criticized Trump for his despicable rhetoric and the damage he is doing to their party. Now, you know things have gotten bad when Rick Perry is sounding like the voice of reason against Trump:

I have a message for my fellow Republicans and the independents who will be voting in the primary process: what Mr. Trump is offering is not conservatism, it is Trump-ism – a toxic mix of demagoguery and nonsense.