Lights, Camera, Trump: No presidential candidate has ever before so thoroughly intertwined his own business interests with political aspirations

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    May 24, 2016 4:48 PM GMT
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    http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/05/25/us/politics/donald-trump-campaign-news-conference.html?_r=0
    ...With shrewd showmanship and calculated irreverence, his year-old candidacy has turned the tired ritual of holding court from behind a lectern into a frequently riveting spectacle of self-promotion and media manipulation...

    Let Hillary Clinton deliver polished policy speeches until November. Now that Mr. Trump is the presumptive Republican nominee, he will be busy starring in his news conferences, selling steaks, hotels and, of course, himself.

    Fact-challenged claims will be uttered. Punchy slogans will be repeated. Rhetorical walls will be built. And Americans will either be mesmerized or appalled by the performance...

    ...At a Trump news conference, there is a single, unmistakable star. Everyone else is an accessory or an afterthought. But sidekicks are useful props and Mr. Trump, ever the image crafter, has dragged former rivals on stage as allies, to be seen but not heard (not much, anyway). That experience proved particularly humbling for Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey and Ben Carson, two former Republican rivals whom Mr. Trump repeatedly and sometimes viciously mocked before they turned into admiring endorsers...

    ...What do Mar-a-Lago, Trump Tower, the Old Post Office in Washington and the Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter, Fla., have in common? They have been the sites of Mr. Trump’s news conferences – and they are all home to businesses controlled by him....


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    May 26, 2016 3:24 AM GMT
    None of that really matters. Hillary's poor grasp of the truth and morality, allows Trump to win in November.

    NYT- Emails Add to Hillary Clinton’s Central Problem: Voters Just Don’t Trust Her
    http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/us/politics/hillary-clinton-emails-campaign-trust.html
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    May 26, 2016 1:13 PM GMT
    desertmuscl saidNone of that really matters. Hillary's poor grasp of the truth and morality, allows Trump to win in November.

    NYT- Emails Add to Hillary Clinton’s Central Problem: Voters Just Don’t Trust Her
    http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/us/politics/hillary-clinton-emails-campaign-trust.html


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    May 26, 2016 1:41 PM GMT
    The Clintons
    No two people in history have enriched themselves more on the back of the political machine.

    thanks for the laugh Antjock.
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    May 26, 2016 3:01 PM GMT
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    http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/03/01/donald-trump-is-paying-himself-to-run-for-president.html

    Donald Trump Is Paying Himself to Run for President...

    ...Between June 16, when he announced his candidacy from the lobby of Trump Tower, through the end of 2015, the Trump campaign spent $2.2 million patronizing Trump businesses...

    ... The Trump campaign also made 34 visits to Trump Cafe and Trump Grill, restaurants in Trump Tower where you can eat Ivanka’s Salad...

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    May 28, 2016 2:35 PM GMT
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    May 28, 2016 2:37 PM GMT
    GO TRUMP!