Headline Reaction (The Donald Edition)

Headline (via Reuters):  Donald Trump says public scorn greater than he expected.

Reaction:  That’s because, a) when one is as egotistical as Trump, one tends to over-estimate how others view oneself, and b) there is a radical difference between being a celebrity and being a politician.

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Steven L. Taylor
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Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter

Comments

  1. OldSouth says:

    Perhaps The One worries about the prospect of running against The Donald?

  2. Nikki says:

    Basically, the Donald can dish it out, but he can’t take it. Typical bully.

  3. An Interested Party says:

    Perhaps The One worries about the prospect of running against The Donald?

    Oh yes, I’m sure…about as much as he would worry about running against, say, Sarah Palin, Jerry Lewis, Charlie Sheen, Mel Gibson…