In a short amount of time, Donald Trump has tapped into the anger created by an out-of-control federal government that no longer listens to the people. His solutions to the country’s many problems make great sound bites — but what’s the substance beneath?
In this four-part series, Glenn looks at the man behind the message, including Trump’s early years as a Manhattan developer, his grandiose claims about business dealings and successes and, perhaps most telling, the language he uses when talking about women. Is Trump the kind of man needed to restore America to her founding principles — or is he just adding another notch to his belt and title to his resume? Is he a winner who wins all the time or is he a showman putting on the greatest show of his life?
Part II: The Business Resume
Winning is everything to Donald Trump, and when you win, you put your name on it. Trump Vodka, Trump Plaza, Trump Place, Trump Steaks and Trump University are just a few businesses stamped with Trump's brand of glittering gold, helping him feel like a winner. While anyone with a net worth in the billions cannot be called a failure, Trump isn’t exactly the winner he claims to be. Many of his business ventures have faded into oblivion. His father bailed him out of a troubled casino venture by purchasing $3 million in chips. He's defaulted on over $6 billion. Winning may be everything to Mr. Trump, but his record shows not only multiple failures, but also how low he can go. Ask Vera Coking.
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