Charismatic leaders generate cults. Roosevelt, Kennedy, Reagan, Clinton had (or have) more than a little cultlike following. If you don’t think there is a Barack Obama cult, you are either delusional or part of the cult. Charisma in politics also generates intense jealousy and dislike. Charismatic leaders will necessarily represent ideas anathema to many. A cult of opposition and even hatred forms.
So it is with Trump. The President has generated both cultlike support and cultlike hatred. If you watch CNN you would think every Trump supporter is a cult member. But when you dig into the polling numbers, the haters cult is what dominates. Read the rest in The Hill.