Trump is Another False Messiah by Rabbi Daniel Kirzane

Launched to stardom on reality TV, Donald Trump’s brand is his bravado. The ghost writer of The Art of the Deal described Trump as “pathologically self-centered,” and the former Trump Organization executive vice president said of Trump, “I don’t think it’s possible to quantify the size of his ego.” Despite his humiliating track record of failures and bankruptcies, Trump seems to have convinced himself—and is trying to convince all of America—that his is a life blessed with a supernatural talent for success.

And when Donald Trump casts himself as a mythic hero who can save America, my sense of Jewish history sounds the alarm.

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