Donald Trump is a clown. In the pejorative sense, yes, but also literally. Think about it: his face is painted orange, his impossibly silly hair perches awkwardly on his head and he stands in front of large groups of people and sputters nonsense.
Like last week, when he told NBC News that he’s dispatched a team of investigators to Hawaii to uncover the truth about Obama’s birth certificate and reveal “one of the greatest cons in the history of politics and beyond.”
Who better to carry the birther banner than a reality TV star/presidential candidate? But if you’re dismissing the Donald as just another sideshow, consider this: at least one recent poll found that among prospective Republican candidates only Mitt Romney enjoys more support than Trump.
The schtick is getting serious—and the circus is becoming the town.