Here in Washington, the local radio and TV stations are running “Countdown to the Shutdown” clocks today, with updates on the negotiations on the government shutdown, and how many minutes are left until tonight’s midnight deadline. You can’t get away from the hysterical saturation coverage aimed at all the federal workers.
So in an effort to get everyone’s minds off of all the political infighting, I thought I’d write about something much more entertaining: The Donald.
Because he’s surging in the polls—this week’s NBC-Wall Street Journal poll puts Donald Trump second to Mitt Romney among the 2012 GOP field according to Republican primary voters, and has him leading among Tea Party voters—I thought I’d give him some unsolicited advice if he wants to be taken seriously by more voters. Here are five things I think Trump should do to kick things up a notch: