Trump in his own words.

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Politico gives you Trump in his own words in their cover story: “The 199 Most Donald Trump Things Donald Trump Has Ever Said, Would you vote for this man?

Here are some of the highlights of PUBLIC STATEMENTS made by Trump… The only commentary I will give is the categories I list the comments under:

Trump the Racist:

  1. “I have a great relationship with the blacks. I’ve always had a great relationship with the blacks.” (Albany’s Talk 1300, April 14, 2011)
  1. “I just have great respect for them, and you know they like me.” (CNN, July 23, 2015)
  1. “I have black guys counting my money. … I hate it. The only guys I want counting my money are short guys that wear yarmulkes all day.” (USA Today, May 20, 1991)
  1. “Who the fuck knows? I mean, really, who knows how much the Japs will pay for Manhattan property these days?” (TIME, January 1989)
  1. “Jeb Bush has to like the Mexican Illegals because of his wife.” (Retweeted and then deleted on Twitter, July 4, 2015)

Trump the Misogynist:

  1. “She’s not giving me 100 percent. She’s giving me 84 percent, and 16 percent is going towards taking care of children.” (TIME, May 23, 2011)
  1. “All of the women on The Apprentice flirted with me— consciously or unconsciously. That’s to be expected.” (How to Get Rich, 2004)
  1. “When a man leaves a woman, especially when it was perceived that he has left for a piece of ass—a good one!— there are 50 percent of the population who will love the woman who was left.” (Vanity Fair, September 1990)
  1. “… she does have a very nice figure. I’ve said if Ivanka weren’t my daughter, perhaps I’d be dating her.” (ABC’s “The View,” March 6, 2006)
  1. “There’s nothing I love more than women, but they’re really a lot different than portrayed. They are far worse than men, far more aggressive … ” (The Art of the Comeback, 1997)
  1. Women? “You have to treat ’em like shit.” (New York magazine, Nov. 9, 1992)
  1. “You know, it really doesn’t matter what they write as long as you’ve got a young and beautiful piece of ass.” (Esquire, 1991)
  1. “I know politicians who love women who don’t even want to be known for that, because they might lose the gay vote, OK?” (Playboy, March 1990)
  1. “Rosie’s a person that’s very lucky to have her girlfriend. And she better be careful or I’ll send one of my friends over to pick up her girlfriend. Why would she stay with Rosie if she had another choice?” (“Entertainment Tonight,” Dec. 21, 2006)
  1. Bette Midler is “grotesque.” (Twitter, Oct. 28, 2012)
  1. Arianna Huffington is “a dog.” (Twitter, April 6, 2015)
  1. Megyn Kelly is a “bimbo.” (Twitter, Aug. 7, 2015)
  1. “My favorite part (of Pulp Fiction) is when Sam has his gun out in the diner and he tells the guy to tell his girlfriend to shut up. Tell that bitch to be cool. Say: Bitch be cool. I love those lines.” (TrumpNation: The Art of Being The Donald, 2005)

174. “It’s all in the hunt and once you get it, it loses some of its energy. I think competitive, successful men feel that way about women. Don’t you agree? Really, don’t you agree?” (TrumpNation: The Art of Being The Donald, 2005)

Trump on Politics:

  1. “Well, if I ever ran for office, I’d do better as a Democrat than as a Republican—and that’s not because I’d be more liberal, because I’m conservative. But the working guy would elect me. He likes me.” (Playboy, March 1990)
  1. “When you need zone changes, you’re political. … You know, I’ll support the Democrats, the Republicans, whatever the hell I have to support.” (BuzzFeed, Feb. 13, 2014)
  1. “I will tell you that our system is broken. I gave to many people. Before this, before two months ago, I was a businessman. I give to everybody. When they call, I give. And do you know what? When I need something from them two years later, three years later, I call them—they are there for me.” (Republican presidential debate, Aug. 6, 2015)
  1. “I’ll do nearly anything within legal bounds to win.” (The Art of the Deal, 1987)
  1. John McCain is “not a war hero. … He is a war hero because he was captured. I like people who weren’t captured, OK?” (Ames, Iowa, July 18, 2015)
  1. “Truly weird Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky reminds me of a spoiled brat without a properly functioning brain.” (Twitter, Aug. 10, 2015)

Just Plain Trump:

  1. “I like the challenge and tell the story of the coal miner’s son. The coal miner gets black-lung disease, his son gets it, then his son. If I had been the son of a coal miner, I would have left the damn mines. But most people don’t have the imagination—or whatever—to leave their mine. They don’t have ‘it.’” (Playboy, March 1990)
  1. “Sorry losers and haters, but my I.Q. is one of the highest — and you all know it!” (Twitter, May 8, 2013)
  1.  “… of course, it’s very hard for them to attack me on looks, because I’m so good looking.” (NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Aug. 9, 2015)
  1. “The hardest thing for me about raising kids has been finding the time. I know friends who leave their business so they can spend more time with their children, and I say, ‘Gimme a break!’” (New York magazine, Dec. 13, 2004)

One thought on “Trump in his own words.

  1. Donny is a certified horses ass. He inherited wealth from his father, ran at least 4 companies into the ground causing lenders to lose millions of dollars, and hundreds, if not thousands of people to lose their jobs. I know he is a self-proclaimed smart person, but would you trust him with public dollars given his evident lack of fiscal competency? Would you trust him with the Black Box? If you would trust him, you are nuttier than he is!!! As one pundit summarized Donny’s candidacy, he would become to first openly horses ass to ascend to the presidency. He proclaims his smartest since he went to Wharton. I went to Wharton too, and the commandment of Wharton scholars is not to be a horses ass or brag about how handsome you are!!!

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