Donald Trump declared his intentions yesterday to enter the GOP primaries in 2012 to be the President of the United States. As usual for Trump, he did it in a quirky way. The TV networks and talk radio are reporting his initial advertising campaign appears to be a take-off on TV commercials done by an auto insurance company.
An advance copy of the first commercials has been given to the press. Many of the pundits are skeptical. Here are the initial TV ads:
"Can Donald Trump be Elected President? Was Eddie Haskell the most obnoxious character on TV and still loved by millions?"
"Can Donald Trmp be elected President? Did John McCain become a national war hero after spilling his guts to the North Vietnamese about the U.S. Pacific Fleet?"
"Can Donald Trump be elected President? Did Dick Nixon got elected twice and you didn't like him either!"
"Can Donald Trump be elected President? Did Sarah Palin become a front runner for the GOP 2012 primaries thinking that Indianapolis was the capitol of India?"
The final commercial titled: "The Trump Card" states: "This is the United States of America where even a fat, tasteless, and obnoxious person can be elected president. God bless America and God bless egotistical rich guys!"
At the end of the press conference, a reporter asked Trump how he expected to do in the primaries. Trump replied, I expect to win," he paused and chuckled, "by a hair!"
In related news, one TV network is reporting that Trump is considering purchasing the states of Iowa and South Carolina in early 2012.