Donald Trump announced Tuesday his intentions to run for president in 2016. While many treat Trump’s candidacy as a joke, he insists that he is the real deal.
“Our country needs a truly great leader, and we need a truly great leader now,” Trump said during his announcement speech. “We need somebody that can take the brand of the United States and make it great again.”
Donald Trump believes he is that leader. Whether people take his candidacy seriously or not, he has the money, he has the name recognition (i.e. the celebrity), and he has actually won a presidential primary before (bet you didn’t know that).
Here are the top 10 reasons why (at least in his view) Trump’s candidacy should be taken seriously: