It is a comparison that many are making. Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for president, is very similar to Ronald Reagan, the 40th President of the United States and icon of modern conservatism. While these two men share some cosmetic similarities on the surface, in reality they are very different in many ways. Thus, those that are seeking to conclude that a Trump presidency might follow a similar course to that of Reagan’s are likely to discover a much different outcome than they might expect.
For some reason, Donald Trump has taken to describing Hillary Clinton as "America's Merkel."
On some level, this line of attack is puzzling: How many American voters even have opinions about German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a fairly bland figure of the center-right, let alone strongly negative ones?
Brian Frank/Reuters and Warner BrosJ.K. Rowling is known for speaking her mind on Twitter. Today's topic: Donald Trump.
This morning, the author pointed to this tweet from the BBC about people comparing the notorious Trump to Rowling's fictional Harry Potter villain, Lord Voldemort.
It was clear to anyone who watched Donald Trump's announcement on Tuesday that he will be entering the presidential race would become late-night TV fodder. Many of the hosts had a lot of fun with the many subjects Trump covered in his speech. Jimmy Kimmel can already see Trump's winning slogan:
In the peach- and white-veined marble lobby of Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue, tourists can shop for items from Donald Trump’s clothing line and buy his best-selling book, “Trump: the Art of the Deal.” In the Trump Organization’s offices on the 26th floor, the walls are decorated with images of “The Apprentice” star on the covers of magazines, from Esquire to Playboy.