If you watched Donald Trump’s victory speech last night in New York, you witnessed a pretty rare sighting these days: a presidential candidate acting presidential. Of all the candidates that I thought I would be calling presidential, Mr. Trump was not one of them.
Tuesday evening after the New York primary, Trump Tower was packed with supporters and media awaiting another disastrously boisterous and egocentric victory speech from the GOP candidate. Instead, they were welcomed with a Donald Trump who was cool, calm and, dare I say, classy.
Mr. Trump recently hired a new team to help him with his media and public relations, and it is certainly showing. He entered the room to accept his victory to the sound of Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York.” He greeted guests and supporters with humility and gratitude.
Instead of ripping his opponents to shreds or listing off the people he’d like to see moved out of the country, he kept his speech short, sweet, and to-the-point, and even seemed annoyed when his speech was interrupted by a loud and rowdy crowd. He didn’t mention Lyin’ Ted or his least favorite person, Hillary Clinton. He thanked his family and campaign staff and poured his heart out to the state of New York. He didn’t fail to throw some shade at the media, however. They’ve been calling out his campaign for constantly throwing people out and bringing new people in, but Donald Trump referred to his team as “evolving.” His team has definitely evolved, and they have brought us a new and improved candidate to stand behind. Continue Reading