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Just like Trump

Monday, October 17, 2016 by Jack Craver

When asked by an Austin Monitor reporter to share his thoughts on this year’s stranger-than-fiction presidential election, City Council Member Don Zimmerman said that he, “like everybody else,” had a hard time making sense of it. He said that Donald Trump had been subject to “very biased reporting,” noting the number of times that pundits have predicted the brash billionaire would drop out of the presidential race over the past 15 months. Zimmerman declined to share his personal opinion of the GOP nominee, simply noting that he had been called “the Donald Trump of Austin” by liberal political strategist David Butts. “He’s only saying that because (just like Trump) I have a really intelligent, beautiful, much younger wife,” said Zimmerman, who then told the reporter he did not wish to comment further on his party’s standard bearer.

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