Donald Trump Our Reality Tv Candidate Analysis

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In Seth Grossman’s New York Times article “Donald Trump, Our Reality TV Candidate”, he argues that Trump’s presidential candidacy campaign is causing the United States to take politics less seriously than it needs to. This is an increasingly serious issue due to this generation’s lackadaisical attitude towards politicians and political issues in general. With the next presidential election coming in faster than we’d like, every vote counts and a disconcerting amount of young adults say they plan on voting for Trump. Why is this the case, considering Trump is the most hypocritical, blunt, and morally right-winged conservative candidate currently running? Well, the answer is hidden in the question. As Grossman states in his article, “Donald Trump is the presidential candidate that reality TV made.”…show more content…
Generally this is someone that the audience will fall shamefully in love with hating; this is a pretty spot on description of Trump. Drawing specifically from 6 past experiences of his with reality TV stars, Grossman is able to analyze aspects of Trump’s personality by comparing it to theirs. In the end, Trump is a simple man to understand and he’s as authentic and uncomplicated as they come; in a nutshell, his personality can be boiled down to blunt self promotion in its most refined form. It’s all of these aspects that make him a huge threat to the political future of our country for various

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