Donald Trump won't run in 2012. Did you hear that ? That was America taking a sigh of relief ! Though I am a Republican, I do not want this man to run our country for many reasons, particularly because he 1. is a loud mouth and uses bankruptcy as a financial ploy 2. he has no prior political experience (gov. sen. etc) 3. he just wouldn't be a good president. Though he claims he can win the Republican nomination and eventually the general election, he "isn't ready to leave the private sector yet." That's all well and good, but the fact he stirs up all this propaganda only to not run makes me feel like it was more of a publicity stunt than a serious bid to lead our country, though NBC's threatening to replace him and then eventually offering him $60,000,000 to return to the Celebrity Apprentice could have played a major role. Though many do not see him as a serious candidate he is leaving the race when he was, according to an ABC News-Washington Post poll from last month , behind only Mitt Romney. And later in a different poll, he was tied with Mike Huckabee at 16% support, though he was disliked 44%. Trump's and particularly Huckabee's not running further muddies the field for the Republican nomination, especially that the party's votes may be divided after Ron Paul declared his bid.
Read Trump's quotes at http://blogs.abcnews.com/thenote/2011/05/trump-not-runninng-for-president.html