Trump for President?

To the disappointment to comedians, Donald Trump has announced he will not run for president in 2012. Trump would be the perfect president -- for comedians. Here are some of their comments as Trump tested the waters.

"Donald Trump is still threatening to run for President. NBC said if Trump runs for President they will not renew 'The Apprentice.' So some good may still come out of all this." -Conan O'Brien

"Donald Trump showed his birth certificate to reporters. Who cares about his birth certificate? I want to know if that thing on his head has had its vaccinations." -Craig Ferguson

"Trump is a little tone-deaf to the average American. He unveiled his slogan this week: 'Are you better off than you were four wives ago?'" -Bill Maher

"Donald Trump is attacking President Obama's background. And I said, 'Wait a minute, Trump also is from a mixed background. He's half jack and half ass.'" -David Letterman

"Donald Trump has been saying that he'll run for president as a Republican. Which is surprising, since I just assumed he was running as a joke." -Seth Meyers

OK, so why?

"I love Donald Trump. All comedians love Donald Trump. If God gave comedians the power to invent people, the first person we would invent is Donald Trump." -Jerry Seinfeld

What's really sad about it is they had just finished Trump's campaign poster:

Trump's Slogan: 'We Shall Overcomb'

Posted May 20, 2011

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