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为何要选特朗普?

发自纽约——在最近几个星期的环球访问行程中,人们总会问我两个问题:唐纳德·特朗普会有可能赢得美国总统大选吗?他的竞选之路为何能走到今天?

至于第一个问题,虽然预测政治比预测经济更困难,但希拉里·克林顿的胜算原本是极高的。然而两人的支持率竟能如此接近(至少直到最近)则令人费解:希拉里是美国最具资格且准备最充分的总统候选人之一,而特朗普却是最不够格且参选最仓促的人之一。此外,尽管特朗普表现出众多出格言行,但其选举之路却依然延续,要是在过去他早就走不下去了。

那么为什么美国人愿意去玩这么一场特朗普可能拥有1/6胜选机会的俄罗斯轮盘死亡游戏?美国以外的人都想知道答案,因为虽然他们无从左右大选,但这一结果却会影响他们。

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