Going, going . . . how Trump became the ex-president in waiting

Going, going . . . how Trump became the ex-president in waiting

Donald Trump’s entire brand was based on the illusion of success. Now, as the US presidency slips out of his hands, he faces an uncertain future of legal battles – but the political turmoil he unleashed across America shows no sign of going away

8th November, 2020

The defining trait that has shaped soon-to-be former president Donald Trump’s life is not his unbroken record of success, nor his ability to emerge victorious from any arena he chooses to enter. Rather, it’s his ability to spin a golden skein from dross.

He never really succeeded in his quest to become a real estate mogul with the Midas touch or America’s most successful hospitality tycoon, or in parlaying the Trump...

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