Donald Trump: The emperor’s wild ride

After a can’t-miss campaign event that was actually an extended advertisement for Trump's new hotel, is there ever a last straw?

18th September, 2016
Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Miami this weekend Picture: Getty

One of the many incongruities of the 2016 presidential campaign is the self-promoting fusion of the business and political interests of Donald Trump. The Republican candidate is a veritable Russian doll of self-promotion. Every event, every pronouncement contains a plug for a lesser series of Trump products, events, deals, books or pronouncements that bear the Trump imprimatur.

Over the past 15 months, Trump has never shied away from an opportunity to promote himself as a businessman...

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