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Everyone is fully aware of the Trump phenomenon where criticism had no effect on his popularity. In fact, most every time he acted indecent and/or immoral, his poll numbers went up during the primaries. We’ve never seen anything like this in our nation. Even with this advantage, he still never would have gotten where he was if some other critical factors weren’t in play. Trump stood out against the whole slew of his other GOP rivals. Most were indeed decent conservative candidates with experience in government. Trump was practically a lone player against the rest whose delegates were divided amongst themselves. He had a tremendous advantage. Rather than his opponents going after Trump, they all just started attacking each other. Their reasoning …show more content…
When he first announced his run, he shocked the world with his Mexican immigration speech; calling them rapists, drug addicts and the like. News pundits thought the beginning had pretty much spelled the end. They would then be hit with the first of countless more Trump phenomena. The next day, the orange-faced man with the funny hair hadn’t left the “party”. Not only was he still around, he was stronger than ever. His poll ratings soared. Still, these controversial statements might have sunk him had it not been for providence. Tragedy struck, but not for Trump. On July 1st, 2016, just two weeks after Trump’s controversial Mexican immigrant speech, Kate Steinle was walking with her father on Pier 14 in San Francisco when suddenly, without warning, a bullet struck her aorta, killing her. The bullet came from the gun of Francisco Sanchez, an illegal immigrant who had been previously charged with seven felonies and deported five times. This story got huge media attention. The United States House of Representatives would later pass “Kate’s Law”. Had this tragedy never occurred, Trump might have come and gone. Instead he was thrust even more so into the spotlight as the undisputed frontrunner of the Republican Primary …show more content…
What happened to Teflon Don? The dynamic changed. Whereas before it was a battle within the Republican Primary, it moved to a battle in the general. That meant that all people; Republicans, Democrats and Independents alike were included. Because of Hillary’s endless scandals, Trump should have been able to dominate in the polls. Why didn’t he? Because he’s Trump. It’s all game; a game he knows he’s going to win. His behavior continued to be one of an unstable person; toying with not only his challenger, but the entire American electorate. Imagine a boxer on the ropes getting hammered by his opponent. From all appearances, it looks like he getting the crap beat out of him. In reality, he is just wearing down his opponent, waiting for the opportune time to strike back. Trump could be much more effective if it appeared that he was no threat. He stayed under the radar. While the American media was again ruling him out as a total loss, he positioned himself to go in for the kill. I repeat, for Trump this is all a game; a game he’s planning on winning. As I write this, we’re still in the election season. I write in the past tense because I know how this ends. So does

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