When asked who she caucused for in ’08, one fervent Donald Trump supporter tensed up, looked both ways, and then mouthed unmistakably, “Hillary.”
Irene Moran, 63, is a greeter at a Walmart in Marshalltown, Iowa and has lived in the nearby small city of Toledo, Iowa for the majority of her life. She has a passion for cars and auto-body work because when she was very young, her father owned a gas station.
And she used to be a Hillary Clinton fan.
“Yes, last time in the last election I supported Hillary, and I just think now, we have seen so many things that were untruths, that I can’t go that way, that direction anymore," she said. "I have to go for a more positive attitude, a more truthful attitude…that will help our country."
That person who has that positive attitude in her eyes? Donald Trump.
“I was raised to never be deceitful about anything, ever, and that’s just the way I feel Mr. Trump will be. He’ll be honest," she said.
Moran says she soured on Clinton in part because of issues of trustworthiness.
“The last seven years have just, really really discouraged me, and upset me," she said. "Because I don’t think we’re hearing the truth. I mean, we’re hearing what people in Washington, D.C. and the White House want us to hear. We’re not hearing what I think is really going on, and I feel so sorry for the Benghazi families. They buried their men, their husbands, their brothers, their Uncles, their dads, and we still don’t know what’s going on with that."