At this point it’s been well established that real estate mogul/outlandish attention-seeking clown Donald Trump is not quite as gifted in some areas as he is in others. For instance, he’s fantastic at selling a catch phrase on reality television, but his vocabulary beyond that is relatively limited—especially excluding words like “disaster” and “loser.”
While there’s no question that Trump has had his fair share of success in the business world, his success in the sports world has been limited. Extremely limited. Actually, it’s been pretty much nonexistent. Donald Trump and sports go together as well as Donald Trump and non-gold-plated toilets.
They just don’t fit.
Sports is such a bad fit for Trump because he doesn’t value loyalty or tradition—he values money and winning. He doesn’t value athletes, fans, contracts, ethics, common sense, problem solving or even telling the truth. All he really cares about is himself and how everything impacts him.
He’s basically Freddie Mitchell—and he’s had similar levels of success in football.
That being said, Trump is a total sports disaster (a description he would both appreciate, on some level, and actually understand) and here are 18 reasons why.