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Donald Trump channels his inner Robin Williams from ‘Man of the Year’ movie

Robin Williams man of the year movieBy Lynn R. Mitchell

Have you ever watched the 2006 movie, “Man of the Year”? It starred Robin Williams who played a satirical host of a political talk show named Tom Dobbs who ran as a populist for President of the United States, and unexpectedly won.

Sound familiar? An entertainer running for president … imagine that.

We are now living the movie with the candidacy of Donald Trump who chose to run as a Republican instead of Independent, as Williams did in the movie. Both play to the populist crowd: immigration, anti-establishment, unscripted, his own man.

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