Early in the 2016 Republican primaries, when Donald Trump was still a novelty item, those who supported him repeatedly justified their support by saying, “Donald Trump is competent. He gets things done.” Not all candidates, however, live up to that praise, including candidates who strongly imply that their Asian genetics promise superior intelligence.
During his decades’ long career as a major real-estate developer, Trump developed a reputation for getting big jobs done fast and under budget. For example, sooner or later, every conservative New Yorker who supported Trump would bring up Wollman Rink in Central Park.
Native New Yorkers knew the rink as one of the glories of post-WWII New York, but in the 1970s it had become so decayed that Mayor Ed Koch closed it in 1980, with the promise that the city would repair it and re-open it in 1985. By 1986, not only was the rink still unfinished, but the city had run over it’s original $4.7 million budget by $12 million.
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