The Washington Post has a good article The myth and the reality of Donald Trump’s business empire "Given all the ‘truthful hyperbole’ out there about Trump, it’s hard to know what to believe. Here are five of the most important things to know about Trump’s business career."
- He has a talent for real estate, but that hasn’t always translated well to other industries.
- Trump is not a self-made man.
- Everything Trump touches turns to "Trump."
- Trump’s record includes some unsavory episodes.
- Trump's genius is building a brand, even a mythology.