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Opinion | What is Trump’s shark story really about?
Opinion | What is Trump’s shark story really about?

“Now they’re going to say all these stories are terrible. Well, these stories have, you know, you heard my story in the boat with the shark, right? I got killed in that. They thought I was rambling. I’m not rambling. …

“We can’t float the boat. The battery is so heavy. So I start talking about asking questions. You know, I had an uncle who was a great professor at MIT for many years, long, I think the longest tenure ever. Very smart, had three different degrees and, you know, so I have a gift for things. You know, there is such a thing as a gift.

“I said, ‘What would happen if this boat was so heavy and started to sink and you were on top of the boat? Would you get electrocuted or not?’ In other words, the boat was sinking and you were on top. Will the electrical currents run through the water and kill you?

“And let’s say there’s a shark about 10 meters away. Do I have to give up immediately or can I ride down with the electric propulsion? And he said, ‘Sir, nobody has ever asked us that question. But sir, I don’t know.’ I said, ‘Well, I want to know, because I guarantee you one thing: I don’t care what happens. I’m sticking with the electric propulsion, I can’t handle it.'”

“So I tell this story. And the fake news says, ‘He told this crazy story about electro.’ Actually, it’s not crazy at all. It’s a pretty clever story, isn’t it? Kind of like the snake. It’s clever when you think about what you leave in, right? You put it in the snake, right? The snake and the snake. I tell this and they do the same thing.”

By Everly