Mr. Feehery said, is that Mr. Trump, the billionaire with his name tagged on skyscrapers, has done a better job of connecting with ordinary Americans than Mr. Romney.
"This is a change election, and Hillary Clinton is the status quo candidate," Mr. Feehery said. "She is campaigning as the responsible candidate. The country is not really taking that argument that seriously this year. You can make the case that experience might be a little overrated with this electorate."