SEE AN IMPORTANT UPDATE BELOW: If Donald Trump believes Barack Obama has a “chance to go down as a great president,” then he hasn’t a clue about Obama’s agenda. That’s the worst revelation of this interview. And if he thinks George W. Bush is evil (and he does)…not just evil, but “so evil,” then he doesn’t understand “evil.” I don’t care if he thinks Bush was a “terrible” president…but evil? Trump believes Bush should have pow-wowed with Iran. That certainly didn’t work for Obama, and Trump obviously saw the Obama budget speech as proof of the ‘consensus’ by which the man leads! This makes me believe the rumors that Trump and Rahm Emanuel have cooked up a scheme to put The Won back on his throne. The Donald needs to go back to real estate, maybe manage that “nice” room he keeps his Bibles in. My advice is Dump Trump. Watch the video here.
UPDATE: By now may know this interview is from November 2008, just a few days after the election. I followed a link from Drudge that indicated the interview was “yesterday,” and I failed to check the date.
Considering that, my feeling is this: In 2008 if Trump thought G.W. Bush was “soooo evil,” he didn’t understand the nature of Islam. If he thought Barack Obama could or would lead by “consensus” he had not looked at Obama’s history as the most liberal Senator in Congress, OR his background in Community Organizing – and clearly could not have understood the anti-capitalist passion of Community Organizing. By late 2008, if he had considered what had already gone before with Iran, and understood it, and understood our history with Iran – and understood that the U.N. should have forced the sanctions in a meaningful way, but never did, he would have understood why Bush and the U.S. took the action they did.
So, having said all that, I will accept that Donald Trump has had an awakening and see what happens next.
Today’s funsies: Trump 26, Huckabee 17, Romney 15, Gingrich 11, Palin 8.
So what does this say about Romney?