Donald Trump for President?
American media is reporting on Donald mania that is sweeping their country…
“Donald Trump has risen to the top of the Republican presidential candidate ratings while campaigning on the nutty charge that President Obama isn’t American, that he is not legally qualified to be president.The Trump effect has led others, like Sarah Palin, to start hedging their dismissal of these absurdities. If this continues, the Republican race could turn into a race for the muck.” Jesse Jackson, Chicago Sun Times
“This has all positioned Trump at the crossroads of reality and entertainment, a juncture that nobody can convincingly define anymore. His reality show, The Apprentice, needs to keep up ratings. And political reporters need stories.So, what better way to get ratings and give the media its eye candy than say that he will announce on the last episode of his show when he will announce whether or not he’s running for president?” Cliff Schechter Huffington Post
“The widespread assumption that Trump’s flirtation with the presidency is a publicity stunt is no doubt at least partly true. But that’s merely the point of departure for a man whose almost every public move over the last 30 years has been a publicity stunt. Trump has, in the past, hinted at presidential bids, only to pull back after basking in the public interest.” Seattle Post Intelligencer
For many US voters, an abrasive rich man will always be the best bet.
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