Donald Trump is at it again. This time the megalomaniac real estate windbag has hijacked Mitt Romney's campaign by reviving his reprehensible attack on President Obama's citizenship. The man with the grossly fake hair continues to question the authenticity of Obama's birth certificate despite its clear existence and validation by Hawaii, his birth state. At this point his actions could be viewed as motivated by a despicable cocktail of ego, racism and unpatriotism. Perhaps it's time Democrats send this attention-starved jackass a loud message by boycotting anything with Trump's ubiquitous name on it, such as his hotels, casinos, suits and The Apprentice television show.
It's not just Democrats who have criticized Trump over his relentless attacks. Conservative columnist George F. Will pulled no punches on the impact the business tycoon's surrogacy might have on Romney's campaign:
"What voter is going to vote for him because he's seen with Donald Trump?" Mr. Will asked Sunday on the ABC News program This Week. "The cost of appearing with this bloviating ignoramus is obvious, it seems to me. Donald Trump is redundant evidence that if your net worth is high enough, your I.Q. can be very low and you can still intrude into American politics."
The real question is when, if ever, Romney will condemn Trump's trumped up citizenship charges and distance himself from The Donald. Or, as he has shown so far, will the core-less Republican candidate continue to chase the money no matter how filthy dirty it is?
But at the very least, Democrats could hit Trump where it hurts most: in his wallet. Traveling? Pick a non-Trump hotel. Gambling? Lose your money at a non-Trump casino. Shopping for a suit? Buy one that doesn't have the Trump label. And if you feel the need to watch a moronic reality show, there's a ton to choose from besides The Apprentice.
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