There has been a lot of speculation over whether or not Donald Trump is actually running for president, or whether it is all just a big publicity stunt for his current season of the Celebrity Apprentice.
If it the latter, it is apparently working.
But it appears that Trump might actually be telling the truth when he says he wants to president.
Appearing on The O’Reilly Factor, Bernie Goldberg reported that, according to his source, Trump really is going to run.
“I spoke to someone today, Bill. Someone who was in a position to know and that person tells me that Donald Trump has made up his mind and that as of today, barring any unforeseen circumstances, he will, he will run for the nomination of the Republican nomination for President of the United States. That’s as of today. And that’s barring any unforeseen circumstances.”
Goldberg then went after the media for already not being fair to Trump, speaking about him as if he was a man of the people that the media was trying hard to keep down.
“What they don’t understand, even the journalists that I have lot of respect for, what they don’t understand is that millions of Americans who live between Manhattan and Malibu think that Donald Trump’s greatest asset is that he is not a politician, that he doesn’t talk like politician or think like a politician. And that he is a businessman and most politicians couldn’t run a lemonade stand. That’s the disconnect between the journalists who will be covering Donald Trump and the people they’re reporting for. The people who live in the United States of America.”
O’Reilly labelled the coverage so far as “snarky” but “not vicious.” He wondered, though, if the coverage could “reach the Palin level? Is it going to get to be that hostile?”
Goldberg once again lamented Trump not being taken seriously.
“It will if he catches on. If he doesn’t catch on it won’t. But, if he does, it will get real nasty because, look, as I say, the media is insular. They see, if he were the least important governor in the United States they would take him more seriously than Donald Trump, businessman and tv show, you know, impresario. Whatever you want to call him. They just don’t take that kind of thing seriously.”
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