Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Donald Trump's HUGE Announcement Flops

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Donald Trump would get no attention from me, were it not for the fact that his fumbles and foibles cast a shadow on the Republican Party, and afford me a bit of schadenfreude. The man is nothing short of a buffoon, but he enjoys a place in the pantheon of "Conservative Superstars." That illustrious group includes nobodies like Samuel "Joe the Plumber" Wurtzelbacher, pundits like Ann Coulter and Michelle Malkin, and quasi-politicos like Sarah Palin. None of these people is worthy of adulation, but they get it anyway.

The one thing the Conservative Superstars live for is to get their name in the news cycle. Palin just did it, by using the racist term "shuck and jive" when referring to President Obama. Coulter did it by calling him a "retard." But that's small potatoes to Trump. Trump makes news. Trump announces in advance that he's going to make an announcement! Trump stirs up anticipation in Right Wing World, getting them to salivate, and twitch with anticipation! When Trump postponed his announcement for 15 minutes from the earlier noon, I thought Right Wing World would just lose it!

Then, when they were right on the edge--almost there, you might say--Trump dumped a buzzkill. A lame ass, barely veiled racist challenge to President Obama. No secret. No scandal. A ridiculous call for school records. Pfffft! This pompous windbag has finally deflated.


Donald Trump’s ‘Major’ News Now Twitter Laughingstock

Donald Trump today pledged $5 million to a charity of President Obama’s choice, provided the president makes public his college applications and transcripts and releases his passport history, a far cry from the October-surprise bombshell Trump had promised. . .

Read more at: ABC News

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