Donald Trump For President? Please God No

Donald Trump called into Morning Joe to say he might be interested in running for President in 2012:

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I’d sooner vote for Alvin Greene

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Doug Mataconis
About Doug Mataconis
Doug Mataconis held a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University and J.D. from George Mason University School of Law. He joined the staff of OTB in May 2010 and contributed a staggering 16,483 posts before his retirement in January 2020. He passed far too young in July 2021.


  1. Vast Variety says:

    Why not? We could have a new reality show called Presidential Apprentice. The winner gets to be Vice President for a month.

    /end sarcasm

  2. Dave Schuler says:

    You’re fired!

  3. Gerry W. says:

    Well, I for one like Donald Trump. The problem he will have is the “other” 535 bosses. He knows how to raise revenue and make things work. If he can come in with a good management team, I think heads will roll. I can’t believe the loss opportunities we had through the years to make our country work.

  4. reid says:

    We are in agreement on this one! Though, he seems like such an arrogant bastage that I wonder how he would deal with being president, which is not the national CEO.

  5. G.A.Phillips says:

    Hell no!