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Sunday, 28 June 2009

My favourite Donald Trump joke

I only know two Donald Trump jokes.

One is a book he "wrote" called The Art of the Deal, which was dreadful. The joke was on me because I have a horrible feeling I bought it.

The other is about his approach to deals.

A girl sees him in an elevator. She is thrilled to bits.

"Aren't you Donald Trump?"


"You're my hero. Can I give you a blow-job?"

What's in it for me?"

Like Sugar, Trump is no business genius. From 1992 to 2007 (when it finally emerged from bankruptcy) Trump Entertainment lost $430 million.

He is, however, very smart. Many of the property ventures with his name on them have just that - his name, and no actual participation.

As one financial commentator pointed out:

The Trump name does not come with a 100 percent satisfaction guarantee; in other words, a high-profile brand name will in no way trump poor execution in development and non-delivery on contract agreements.

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