Donald Trump, Peta Credlin and Shakespeare

400 years after his death, Shakespeare offers some sharp insights into contemporary politics.
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Hugo Rheinhold, Ape with Skull, Image via wikipedia

Commentators looking for a way to understand the phenomenon that is Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump could do well to look at the insights of a man who died four centuries ago.

Panelists discussing the enduring impact of Shakespeare’s plays at the Sydney Opera House Culture Club this week identified a likeness to Trump in various Shakespearean characters.

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Christine Long
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Christine Long is a Sydney freelance journalist.
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