The Editor: Is this about the pronoun it, LL ?
Language Cat: No, it’s about the capital IT. It’s an appeal or somewhat vague respect for some people who stand out/above other people for many different reasons to many different groups of people.
TE: Do you have an example of one of these people, LC ?
In my lifetime these are the people who have had IT. John Wayne, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, MLK JR., and The Beatles. There are others, but they weren’t as pronounced.
This guy might have IT. This is from Indiana on a Thursday night.
Everything he has accomplished is with many Republicans, almost all Democrats, and 91 % of negative press articles/reports against him. Here is one opponent.