No dog in this hunt. I don't live in the USA.
I agree with you. I've listened to several of the in-context interviews and read some transcripts. The interpenetration of his comments is political.
He didn't say what folks are saying he said and I don't think he meant the things that folks are saying he meant.
I am close enough to death to be immune to any economic damage to me regardless of who becomes President of the USA. My federal pensions will not go down because I am a baby boomer and if you screw with our federal pensions, you probably won't get re-elected. I have some non-government income sources which allows for trips and toys but I can have a warm dry place to sleep and sufficient food, Internet, etc, on a governemt pension.
The wrong guy might get me killed earlier than I would have died of natural causes but I think that is remote.
From my own, watching from (somewhat) afar, I would like to see, Trump, Carson or Sanders become president. Not just for entertainment value (although that would be abundant) , but because it would mean the American Citizens authorized this President.
My Dad, WWII vet, once said to me, "I love Britain but I hate the British. I hate America but I love the Americans.