You say, if Trump is the best example of a leading presidential candidate, America is in trouble.

America is in trouble for another reason. Retarded buffoonery aside, Trump’s apparent success at the polls is also a reminder that the rules of politics in the US  have changed. To play this game, the super rich have a huge leg up. Everyone else has to sidle up to the super rich in order to rustle up the funds for the buy-in, and keeping the hands out in order to keep the candidacy viable. No money? Go home.

While we think the Lady Liberty is holding aloft the beacon of democracy, the world sees her in a hospital gown.

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George Koo

Dr George Koo recently retired from a global advisory services firm where he advised clients on their China strategies and business operations. Educated at MIT, Stevens Institute and Santa Clara University, he is the founder and former managing director of International Strategic Alliances. He is currently a board member of Freschfield's, a novel green building platform.

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