Does Anyone Actually Like Donald Trump?

Question of the Day #173 August 31, 2016

What’s the greatest factor that lead to Donald Trump securing the Republican presidential nomination? If you’re Stephen Dubner, you’ll say that electoral politics is a form of entertainment and Donald Trump has put in lots of deliberate practice as an entertainer, while ‘traditional’ politicians only appear in the spotlight every two-to-six years. However, will Trump’s entertaining expertise and the billions of dollars of free airtime he’s receiving be enough to secure the White House?

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