I prefer this kind of person to a fucking sonofabitch that commands the news cycle 24/7/365. But that's just me.
He's emotionally disabled so he meets at least one of your criteria.
Lincoln is indeed an influence on the Republican Party - more than Washington ($1), but less than Hamilton ($10), Jackson ($20), Grant ($50), or Benjamin Franklin ($100). As lovers of art and history, Republicans are keen to accumulate as many steel engravings of these folks (as issued by the US Treasury) as they can, and typically barter their beliefs and morals in exchange for more of these artistic endeavors.
"... These are echoes of key Sanders' positions."
Except Drumpf is lying through his teeth and will say absolutely any lie to get people to vote for him.
Journalism is dead in America. The citizens need to start doing the job if it's going to get done.