- Will Bunch: Howard Stern was progenitor of Donald Trump's MO, with offensive statements, low, often sexualized, humor
- Trump appeared on Stern show repeatedly, appealed to Stern's "un-PC" audience
- Bunch: At one time, Trump comments might have disqualified him for presidency; instead they appear to have helped him
Will Bunch is a columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News and author of "Tear Down This Myth: The Right-Wing Distortion of the Reagan Legacy" and the recent e-book, "The Bern Identity: A Search for Bernie Sanders and the New American Dream." The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)The critics thought he'd ended his career when it had just barely started -- thanks to one outrageous and offensive comment.