Trump, Republican Presidential Candidate 2016
Trump is the GOP candidate in the upcoming 2016 US Presidential
elections now. Donald
Trump is clever, well educated businessman, very perceptive, and too
selfish personality. He
in 1946 in NewYork city. He
entered the Wharton
School of Business
at the University
He got graduate degree in Economics. Donald
Trump is a successful real estate tycoon.
He has luxury hotels, prestigious business towers, golf courses,
entertainment enterprises, TV stations and publishing companies. He
even had Trump University on real estate education, however it is in
Trump has married three
times. He has five children.
He is Presbyterian.
wealth is estimated to be more than US $ 4.5 billion. He has licensed
"Trump Tower" concept in Istanbul. He had bankruptcy in his
lifetime four times (Chapter 11) in the past. Over the years, his
business practice is generally found not so ethical. If
Donald Trump would be the next president in 2016 presidential
elections, we are sure that the world will face a very interesting
business style politics situation first of its kind not ever seen
Political Analysts did not give any chance to late Ronald Reagan to
be US president at the beginning.
He surprised everyone and won the 1980 presidential elections, by
President Jimmy Carter.
During Jimmy Carter period, inflation figures were high, unemployment
was high. Ronald Reagan had made happy not only his voters but all
Americans in his 2-period 8-year tenure. He run economy successfully,
he made peace with his rival super power Russians.
President Obama administration, latest US inflation rate is low less
than 1.9%, US unemployment rate is low at less than 5%. Public
spending is low. since US Military involvement in Iraq, Syria,
Afghanistan are minimized. Economy is running smoothly. Is there any
chance for Trump to win the presidential race in 2016? Who knows?
Donald Trump is the clear frontrunner Republican candidate. Donald
Trump says he will repel Mexicans, Muslims, newcomer immigrants. He
will be unpredictable in foreign relations, in war efforts.
says he will not hesitate to use military force when US interests are
jeopardized. He will go war in case of any danger to US interests
whether it would be in power dispute, or in energy resources.
the other hand, he doesn't care climate change, nor global warming.
He will continue policies to fire fossil fuel firing thermal power
Trump uses very simple and very abusive language in his debates or in
his public speeches since he is tied for winning in any case by all
Trump is simplistic, demagogue, business opportunist, and too
sarcastic toward his rivals. He is however with no ability to speak
any foreign language other that his own mother tongue. Although with
his limited information on the world affairs, in his latest speech on
foreign relations, he used very simple and careful sentences on world
Trump is well-educated business personality. He had never run any
political post in his life time. He has no political experience in
does not drink. He fears alcohol because his older brother died of
alcoholism at the age of 43. He is clever manipulator of the base
impulses in the American electorate. Trump is a cynical manipulation
of a largely ignorant voting public.
Trump is willing to exploit the fears and prejudices of part of the
electorate in a bid to gain the US presidency. Are
we going to have much fun with Donald Trump? Shall we be sorry in the
party is not so comfortable with his candidacy, and some of moderate
GOP voters may be voting for Democrat candidate. For Donald Trump,
everything is so simple. Nuclear North Korea is a Chinese problem.
Syrian civil war is a Russian problem.
writer would be voting for Bernie Sanders for his social democrat
solutions. However it is apparent that Bernie will not be chosen as
the final Democratic candidate. So your
writer feels that Hillary Clinton would be the next best choice for
the presidency, not only for US voters but also for the world.
However let us face the reality that Donald Trump is now a serious
presidential contender for the next presidential elections in 2016.
all wonder what Donald Trump's impact would be on our Middle East
geography with so limited political and international experience.
Turkey may face bitter relations with the US under Trump
administration. We have uneasy relations with our Russian neighbors.
We have difficult war in south border. Let us know this reality, get
prepared and position accordingly.
Direskeneli, is a graduate of METU Mechanical Engineering department
(1973). He worked in public, private enterprises, USA Turkish JV
companies (B&W, CSWI, AEP), in fabrication, basic and detail
design, marketing, sales and project management of thermal power
plants. He is currently working as freelance consultant/ energy
analyst with thermal power plants basic/ detail design software
expertise for private engineering companies, investors, universities
and research institutions. He is a member of ODTÜ Alumni and Chamber
of Turkish Mechanical Engineers Energy Working Group.
09 May 2016