Reality check: Trump could be the next U.S. President

EPA/RYAN STONE

Republican 2016 US presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump (R) speaks, after being introduced by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (L) at a Super Tuesday campaign event in Palm Beach, Florida, USA, 01 March 2016. The Florida presidential primary is 15 March 2016.

Abraham Lincoln’s party could become Donald Trump’s party


Trump won Super Tuesday and in reality he has no competition. He is likely to secure the Republican nomination and has a good chance of succeeding Barak Obama as the President of the United States.

Fractured nomination race

Allowing for no less than ten candidates to enter and stay on the race, meant there would be no policy debate. The Republican race was not about what people stood for, but very quickly became a beauty contest with people wanting to “stand out.” In this race, Trump had n...


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