Why Is Donald Trump Effective

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A novel entry into the current presidential campaign, Donald Trump has caught the attention of many with his unique approach to campaigning for president. However, Trump 's campaign actions leave many to wonder how serious and valid a candidate Trump really is. When you look into Trump 's campaign, the answer becomes clear. Despite the fact that Donald Trump is a successful CEO and has lasted so far in the polls, his radical views of policy and inability to properly comprehend political procedures will prevent him from advancing any further than the primaries. One may notice, even only through reading his official campaign page, is that Trump 's platforms are not exactly balanced, perhaps even radical. A few times, he has been noted,…show more content…
Possibly the most notorious of Trump 's policies is his immigration reform, where he states "For many years, Mexico’s leaders have been taking advantage of the United States by using illegal immigration to export the crime and poverty in their own country (as well as in other Latin American countries)." (donaldjtrump.com) He then describes the process by which illegal immigrants will be dealt with, from ending birthright citizenship and enforcing deportation to building up the wall on the border. On 60 Minutes, when asked about how he was going to deal with the illegal immigrants who had already snuck into the country before his new policy was set in place, he was even quoted as saying "We 're rounding 'em up in a very humane way, in a very nice way. And they 're going to be happy because they want to be legalized. And, by the way, I know it doesn 't sound nice. But not everything is nice." (CBS News) As for his tax reform plan, the 60 minutes interviewer Scott Pelley pointed out many flaws in…show more content…
I know. I will say this, there will be a large segment of our country that will have a zero rate, a zero rate. And that 's something I haven 't told anybody... ...We 're talking about people in the low-income brackets that are supposed to be paying taxes, many of them don 't anyway. --Scott Pelley: You 're talking about making part of the population exempt from income tax?.. ...You 're talking about cutting corporate income taxes? --Donald Trump: That is correct. --Scott Pelley: But, there 's a $19 trillion federal debt... ...You can 't afford to do those things--" (CBS News) Trump 's plan clearly doesn 't take the federal debt into account very well, and his explanations on how to deal with that were less
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