Donald Trump: Presidential hopeful in 11 quotes

Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump. Picture: AP
Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump. Picture: AP
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REPUBLICAN presidential candidate Donald Trump is no stranger to speaking his mind, most recently causing a polemic by calling for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States.” Here’s how he thinks in 11 quotes.

On Islam:

• “Police in London are afraid for their own their lives,” because, Trump says, certain parts of the city have become so radicalised. Mayor of London Boris Johnson replied calling it “complete and utter nonsense.”

On Mexico:

• “They’re sending people that have lots of problems and they’re bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing drugs, they’re bringing crime, they’re rapists, and some, I assume, are good people.”

On his fortune:

• “The beauty of me is that I’m very rich.”

On his intellect:

• “Sorry losers and haters, but my I.Q. is one of the highest -and you all know it! Please don’t feel so stupid or insecure, it’s not your fault.”

On his hair:

• “As everybody knows, but the haters & losers refuse to acknowledge, I do not wear a “wig.” My hair may not be perfect but it’s mine.”

On the rest of him:

• “My fingers are long and beautiful, as, it has been well documented, are various other parts of my body.”

On his opponents:

• “If Hillary Clinton can’t satisfy her husband what makes her think she can satisfy America?”

On winning election in 2016:

• “We will have so much winning if I get elected you may get bored with winning. Believe me. We are going to start winning big league.”

On reporters:

• Speaking to CNN after a Republican debate, Trump joked, presenter Megyn Kelly ‘had blood coming out of wherever’ after a particularly difficult grilling.

On global warming:

• “This very expensive GLOBAL WARMING bullshit has got to stop. Our planet is freezing, record low temps,and our GW scientists are stuck in ice.”

On his close-knit family:

• “I’ve said if Ivanka weren’t my daughter, perhaps I’d be dating her.”