“Donald Trump told me he was dedicating his life to destroying 5 people who hadn’t helped him”. — Richard Branson

A self-proclaimed smart guy and great negotiator who asserts his nasty plan to polarize the whole world has become one of the most known personalities as of late. Donald Trump is an additive which added the best sensation ever in the U.S. election history, negatively. American people are in the conundrum about this election of 2016. Moreover, people around the world are in an overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety thinking about “if there is president Trump” as well. How will it be when there will be a rise of the “legal terrorists” (Michael Moore said Trump supporters are legal terrorists)?

Likewise, Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group made a verdict regarding Donald Trump. On Friday, he published an anecdote on his twitter where he opined the reason behind not supporting Trump. We attached the excerpt just it was written.


“After my last trip to the US, I shared my views on the presidential election. Having just completed another visit to Boston, Dallas and Miami, I wanted to share a previous encounter I had with Donald Trump.
Some years ago, Mr Trump invited me to lunch for a one-to-one meeting at his apartment in Manhattan. We had not met before and I accepted. Even before the starters arrived he began telling me about how he had asked a number of people for help after his latest bankruptcy and how five of them were unwilling to help. He told me he was going to spend the rest of his life destroying these five people.
He didn’t speak about anything else and I found it very bizarre. I told him I didn’t think it was the best way of spending his life. I said it was going to eat him up, and do more damage to him than them. There must be more constructive ways to spend the rest of your life. (Hopefully my advice didn’t lead to him running for President!)
I was baffled why he had invited me to lunch solely to tell me this. For a moment, I even wondered if he was going to ask me for financial help. If he had, I would have become the sixth person on his list!
I left the lunch feeling disturbed and saddened by what I’d heard. There are a lot of frightening things about this election; not least that policy has been pushed so far down the agenda. What concerns me most, based upon my personal experiences with Donald Trump, is his vindictive streak, which could be so dangerous if he got into the White House. For somebody who is running to be the leader of the free world to be so wrapped up in himself, rather than concerned with global issues, is very worrying.
Later, I remember contrasting the lunch with a one-to-one lunch I shared with Hillary Clinton. Here we talked about education reform, the war on drugs, women’s rights, conflicts around the globe and the death penalty. She was a good listener as well as an eloquent speaker. As she understands well, the President of the United States needs to understand and be engaged with wider world issues, rather than be consumed by petty personal quarrels. “