THE BOOK: A REAGAN/TRUMP CONNECTION
Ronald Reagan, Donald Trump: The pair are an automatic draw for conservatives at the moment, something that Mr. Trump likely mulls as he continues to dominate many presidential polls. But he makes a modest link between himself and the 40th president in “Crippled America: How to Make America Great Again,” which drew curiosity and criticism from the press, but a strong response in initial sales.
And about that connection: In the book, Mr. Trump compares himself to Reagan, who was a Democrat turned Republican in his time.
“He switched, and I switched years ago, when I began to see what liberal Democrats were doing to our country, Now I’m a conservative Republican with a big heart. I didn’t decide to become a Republican.
Independent media maven Glenn Beck says he could organize a historic debate for the Republican Party which could draw 41 million viewers and listeners.