Editorial, The Week in Review – Analysis, Commentary, Opinion
May You Live in Interesting Times ~ Ancient Curse
Donald Trump is running for President of the United States.
He has no experience in government. He is a television personality.
He has a history of failed business ventures going back decades; multiple bankruptcies, and thousands of lawsuits filed against him.
He is currently the subject of a class action lawsuit alleging that he committed fraud on thousands of people across the country; Trump University.
It is likely that he bribed the attorney general of Florida so that she would not have her office participate in that suit. He paid her off with a campaign contribution, the check was written to her by his charitable foundation. That was illegal, his foundation is not allowed to make political contributions. He paid a small fine when he was caught.
He has not given to his own foundation for nearly a decade. He deposits other people’s money in its coffers. On several occasions he has used those monies for his own enrichment and benefit; paying out legal settlements, buying football memorabilia, etc…
He is currently named as a defendant in a civil suit in California, alleging that he sexually assaulted a twelve-year-old girl.
More than one of his campaign advisers has ties to the Russia, and the Kremlin.
He owes various Russian oligarchs hundreds of millions of dollars.
He will not release his tax returns.
He claims to be a billionaire, but his debts may exceed his assets.
He is nominee of the Republican Party for President.
He is a liar, a fraud, and cheat.