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Donald Trump's Achilles' Heel

Submitted by Robin Messing on Tue, 05/17/2016 - 9:09pm

Donald Trump's Achilles' heel is this: He is not worth nearly as much as he claims to be. I've been thinking about this for a while. It explains why he is such a charity cheapskate.

It also explains why he went back on his pledge, which he made many, many times, to self-fund his campaign. "Vote for me," he said, "I'm the only politician who can't be bought," he said. Well, he has definitely gone back on his self-funding pledge. And he MAY have been bought by an Israel-Firster who wanted us to nuke Iran.


I see that I am not the only one who is thinking along these lines. Eric Schmeltzer just published an article in the Huffington Post that really nails it. I hope people read it. I hope it goes viral. Our country's health depends on it.


I don't think it's a coincidence that Donald Trump insisted on one rule--and only one rule for his Comedy Central Roast. The ONLY thing that comedians were told they couldn't say was that Donald Trump wasn't as rich as he claimed to be. You could throw anything else at him, but this was the one topic he was VERY sensitive about.


Donald Trump reminds me of the Wizard of Oz, who having been exposed by Dorothy's dog, Toto, screams out, "Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain".





Update 5/17/16: Donald Trump just filed a financial disclosure form with the FEC claiming that his worth is over $10 billion and that he has an income of $557 million, not including dividends, interest, capital gains, rents and royalties.  However I remain skeptical based on Trump's loose relationship with the truth and the fact that someone who HAS seen Trump's tax return has hinted that he may have overstated his wealth.