Hours before the Wisconsin primary, it’s clear Ted Cruz is way out in front as GOP favorite. He has collected endorsements from the party insiders like other people collect stamps. But Cruz shouldn’t get ahead of himself: He’s not the new leader of the conservatives, just their bazooka.
By the way Donald Trump: In today’s Handelsblatt Global Edition my colleague Hans-Jürgen Jakobs tells us how the presidential hopeful started out as construction tiger in Germany in 2000 – but ended up as a bedside rug.
Together with a local partner, Ulrich Marseille, “Trump Deutschland AG” planned a 150-meter-high skyscraper on Berlin’s Alexanderplatz, a “Trump Tower Europe” on the Main River in Frankfurt and a 220-meter-tall building in Stuttgart. None of the projects came off. Today, Marseille remembers Trump as: “friendly, vain and pushy.”