This week, an important relic of Donald Trump’s career imploded.
The implosion was literal, not figurative. City officials ordered the implosion of the Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, which has been derelict since the business closed in 2014.
When it was first built in 1984, the 32-story casino was a great symbol of Mr Trump’s ambitions in the world of casinos, showbusiness and events.
But by the early 1990s, the Trump Plaza casino business was $US500 million ($641) in debt.
It’s not the only part of his former life that has been destroyed since he decided to run for president six years ago.
His years as New York real estate tycoon and star of reality television, welcomed by elites to high society events, appear to be over.
Watching the old casino collapse, I have been wondering: if he had the…
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