Saturday 23 September 2017

Could Clinton be the next high-profile casualty of Trump's shamelessness?

Donald Trump looks set to be the Republican presidential nominee Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Donald Trump looks set to be the Republican presidential nominee Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Robert Tait

From the beginning of a presidential campaign that opponents and pundits alike once derided as a joke, Donald Trump decided that his greatest strength was his total lack of a quality all his opponents had to a greater or lesser extent - shame.

Brazen shamelessness and a disrespect for the boundaries - often of decency and propriety - that are normally the defining characteristics of all mainstream politicians have propelled Mr Trump to the threshold of the Republican presidential nomination.

A refusal to respect sacred cows has enabled the all-conquering property mogul and television reality star to leave a succession of once-mighty, high-profile casualties in his wake.

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