While Donald Trump is best known as a television personality whose TV show
maintained high ratings, he amassed his fortune as a real estate developer,
building, owning and operating hotels, casinos and other income properties (see
Donald Trump background).
Donald Trump claims to be a Presbyterian but is not a born again Christian (see
Trump religion), and is in his third marriage, having divorced previous wives
to marry younger women.
Trump proposes to lower taxes, raise trade
barriers, deport all illegal immigrants, build a wall along our southern border,
and confront Iran, ISIS and Muslim immigration (see Donald
Trump platform and
Justice of God).
Trump has no political or foreign policy experience but is running, to
his credit, a campaign that disavows political correctness and appears more genuine - one that someone
with Ted Cruz's claimed faith (see
platform) should have had the courage to run, trusting in the Lord (See
Lord, Liar or Lunatic?)
On the other hand, Trump is thin-skinned and immature, as evidenced by his
mocking of the appearance of Ted Cruz's wife after a superpac supporting Ted
Cruz used a semi-nude GQ magazine photo of Trump's wife, a former
model, in its attack advertisement.
An unprincipled pragmatist, Donald Trump is a deal maker who considers most
things negotiable in order to get a deal done. How many of the conservative
values he espoused publicly while pandering to Christians during the primaries
remain intact as he pivots toward the general election and beyond remains to be
Pending Trump's responses to
questions, the current rating of his presidential candidacy remains a