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09/29/2016 09:43 am ET

Trump Needs To Stop Pretending He's King Midas

We ain't saying he's a gold digger, but...
Mike Segar / Reuters

If there’s one thing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump isn’t, it’s understated.

Bloomberg journalists Tim O’Brien and Joe Weisenthal decided to hone in on one of the things Trump is particularly emphatic about: Gold.

The video published Thursday shows us how Trump’s hotels and casinos have always had a gaudy, Goldfinger-esque quality to them.

How Trump uses gold accents in nearly everything regarding his campaign.

They even posture that perhaps the Don only loves gold because of its approximation to power. 

Whatever the reason for his obsession, someone needs to tell Trump that he’s not King Midas, the mythical ruler known for his ability to turn everything he touched into gold. Despite his hair being the shade of wispy gold.

Watch Bloomberg’s whole breakdown of Trump’s love of gold here:

We can assure you, Don, you touching the American government is definitely not turning it into gold.

For more on the video, head on over to Bloomberg.


Editor’s note: Donald Trump regularly incites political violence and is a serial liarrampant xenophoberacistmisogynist and birther who has repeatedly pledged to ban all Muslims ― 1.6 billion members of an entire religion ― from entering the U.S.

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