The real Political Climate Conflict started right there. Not in a vacuum but in momentum. Within a short time, there was gossip he was seriously going to run. “Yes. Just not official yet.”
By the time the gossip mill got cranked up, it was too late for the establishment. His psyche had already been successfully imprinted on millions of people. A man who worked thru more personal issues than we might know, decided that even the presidency was a perfect fit.