- Daniel Lee: Seeing my mom through a surgery opened my eyes to how hospital staff were rooting for Donald Trump
- They -- and so many other Americans -- connected unselfconsciously to his unvarnished tone and frankness, Lee writes
Daniel Lee is an Indianapolis-based writer whose work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, USAToday.com, The Weekly Standard and The Hill. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own.
(CNN)I first realized that Donald Trump might actually win the presidency when I was with my mom last fall at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Evansville, Indiana, where she was recovering from knee replacement surgery.