“Horowitz wrote that hope and fear are the two strongest weapons in politics. Barack Obama had used hope to become president. ‘Fear is a much stronger and more compelling emotion,’s Horowitz argued, adding that Republicans should appeal to voters’ base instincts. It is perhaps the most compact crystallization of the relationship that propelled Miller, now a senior policy adviser and speechwriter in the Donald Trump administration, to the White House and of the importance that relationship has had in the administration. The friendship between Miller and Horowitz began when Miller—who did not respond to interview requests for the book from which this article was adapted—was in high school and continued throughout his career.” Jean Guerrero in Politico: The Man Who Made Stephen Miller. (None of this just happened. People working towards an agenda found a president concerned primarily with his celebrity and they saw an opportunity to shape America.)