It is true, however, that there is something refreshing about the way Trump talks. It’s not actually candor, though lots of people mistake it for that. Rather, he’s unfiltered. The one thing you can be sure of is that he hasn’t consulted with a political consultant about how to talk. He doesn’t worry what the liberal editors at the New York Times or the Washington Post — or, for that matter, the conservative editors at National Review — think of him.
I’d be willing to bet that if there’s a single newspaper in the country that Trump cares about, it’s the New York Post. The Big Apple narcissus has spent his entire career looking for his reflection on Page Six of New York’s true paper of record.
And that’s because the Post actually cares about not only informing its readers but entertaining them as well. Its no-holds-barred, New York tabloid style comes closest to Trump’s own way of talking. His recent rant about former representative Anthony Weiner’s being a “sleazeball” and a “perv” was not only accurate, but it reflects the way normal people talk. That’s refreshing.