Real estate mogul Donald Trump suggested Tuesday he might run for president as an Independent if he's unable to win the Republican nomination in 2012.This guy is all talk. He's not gonna spend his hard-earned (lulz) Celebrity Apprentice cash on a vanity presidential run when there's so much pristine Scottish seacoast to destroy.
Trump, the reality TV star who has been flirting with a run for president, suggested that other Republicans vying for the party's nomination are concerned he might wage a third-party campaign, which Trump said he thought was a viable path to the White House.
"The concern is, if I don't win, will I run as an Independent? And the answer is probably yes," Trump said in a video interview with The Wall Street Journal.
..."To be honest with you, I think it'd be very, very bad for the Republican Party, because they did some polls recently where I get 29 percent as an Independent. That's a lot — far more than Ross Perot ever got," Trump said.
Posted by Melissa McEwan at Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Well, if he wants to help Obama walk right back into the White House, this is the way to do it: