The Donald is a successful businessman, and that's undeniable. What he has done in the past to become one may be questionable, but the fact of the matter is he's a billionaire (although I would argue that anyone with millions of start-up money and who had grown up in the family real estate business would have been equally successful). HOWEVER, while Trump may be a savvy businessman, he doesn't come off as an intellectual. Historically, presidential debates have rewarded candidates who are thoughtful, possess the power of critical thinking, and have a firm grasp of facts and policy. That being said, this is a strange political cycle, and it's difficult to predict which candidate will resonate more during the presidential debates. What I do know is that bombast without substance will not win a debate.