Saturday June 6, 2020

Is Donald Trump actually dire enough to be president?

Given the record of recent US presidents, why is anyone agonising about his suitability for the job?

6th November, 2016
Donald Trump Pic: Getty

If Donald Trump wins on Tuesday night it will be after a truly astonishingly political odyssey. He will have taken on political and media establishments and persisted with his message. He will even have survived the extraordinary damage done to himself out of his own mouth.

Of course people are entitled to be deeply offended by many of his statements but that shouldn’t be allowed obscure the fact that, for all his capitalist-chameleon pedigree, he...

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