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A short but sweet peek behind Trump’s glittering curtain of artifice

Non-Fiction; Trump & Me; By Mark Singer ; Allen Lane, €13.50

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
3rd July, 2016
Donald Trump: Deep down he wants to be Madonna Picture: Getty

Remember when no one thought Donald Trump had a ghost of a chance in the US presidential election? Even back then, any canny observer understood that the property mogul and self-proclaimed billionaire represented quality entertainment.

“It may not be good for America,” said Leslie Moonves, the president and chief executive of CBS. “But it’s damn good for CBS. This is going to be a very good year for us. It’s a terrible thing to say....

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