The Trump Train is moving forward, full-steam ahead.
Trump campaign donations for the second quarter (April to June) topped $13.9 million — up dramatically from the $9.8 million raised in the first quarter.
The robust fundraising destroys the media narrative that Trump supporters are swayed by the relentless press attacks, Democratic obstruction, or the wave of anti-Trump protests that have rocked the nation.
Donations to re-elect President Trump in 2020 have been pouring in despite the struggles the brash billionaire has encountered during his first seven months in office.
The Trump campaign and two fundraising committees (Trump Victory and the Trump Make America Great Again Committee) jointly raised the money for both Trump and the Republican National Committee.
While liberal media have tried to paint Trump as racist and xenophobic because of his tough “America First” policy and call to enforce our sovereign borders, the two largest donations in the second quarter came from Chinese-Americans.
Lianbo Wang and Sherry Li of Oyster Bay, New York, donated $600,000 to the Trump campaign, Politico reported. In addition, Ben and Lily Tang of California donated $300,000. (For the record, I’m not Chinese; I’m Korean.)
All this is good news for the Trump administration, which is battling the biased liberal media, traitorous leakers in the White House, Democrats, and even factions of his own party.
While anti-Trumpers believe their relentless attacks will hurt him, the opposite is apparently true. In other words, Trump is “antifragile,” meaning he actually gets stronger after each attack.
“Antifragile” is a term coined by risk analyst Nassim Taleb, a Lebanese-American statistician and scholar. In his book “Antifragile,” Taleb said many organisms collapse from repeated stressors, while others (like Trump) get stronger.
“Some things benefit from shocks: they thrive and grow when exposed to volatility, randomness, disorder, and stressors,” Taleb wrote. “Antifragility is beyond resilience or robustness. The resilient resists shocks and stays the same; the antifragile gets better.”
Or, as Nietzsche put it: That which does not kill you only makes you stronger.
One example of Trump’s antifragility is the increasing support he enjoys from women. Despite the media narrative that women hate Trump, his legion of female supporters continues to mushroom. Just ask the Babes For Trump.
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