Since Donald Trump declared he would run for president eight months ago, many have tried to take him down and failed. Rival Republicans, the Republican National Committee and the Huffington Post are just a few examples of those who have swung and missed, trying their best to derail a man who looks more and more like a frontrunner with every passing primary. And HBO’s John Oliver, who called the candidate a “litigious serial liar, a “bulls—t artist” and a “baby with evil, smaller fingers” on”Last Week Tonight” on Sunday, may have swung and missed as well. But no one can say Oliver didn’t give it a very extended try.
In 22 very long minutes, Oliver revived many popular criticisms of Trump. Trump has no clear policy positions and overstates his net worth, Oliver alleged; he uses his wealth to promote himself as a credible candidate, though wealth does not equal political greatness; his campaign is not self-funded...
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