Trumped Up Headlines Distort Old Story

Q: Did The New York Times say in 1984 that Donald Trump would be “our best president”?

A: No. That year The New York Times published a magazine story featuring Trump’s early success as a businessman, not his political potential.


In 1984, when President Donald Trump was just a real estate developer and man-about-town in New York City, The New York Times Magazine published a about him.

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