8 Ways Of Looking At (And Understanding) Donald Trump

Let's consider what lies under the hair.
You know (especially if you read the disclaimer at the bottom of every HuffPost story about him) that Donald Trump is a liar, a xenophobe, a racist, a misogynist and a birther who indulges or even incites violence at his rallies. But there are other ways of seeing Trump; other ways of considering his life, his outlook and his role in American society that can help us understand him. He didn't come out of nowhere. He is equal parts Times Square con artist, human selfie stick and David Mamet character.
Here's our explanatory list:
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Editor's note: Donald Trump regularly incites political violence and is a serial liar, rampant xenophoberacistmisogynist and birther who has repeatedly pledged to ban all Muslims -- 1.6 billion members of an entire religion -- from entering the U.S.