Trump Mag Was as Bad as You Think It Was

By Chris O'Shea Comment

Screen Shot 2016-03-09 at 9.17.36 AM copyWith so many Donald Trump business failures to choose from, it can be difficult to choose which one to mock. Thankfully, the New York Daily News has helped us all by looking back at Trump Magazine, which folded in 2009.

As you might guess, Trump Mag was terrible. It included endless puff pieces about Trump—like a roundup of what Trump did that year called “Trump’s Year in Review”—and featured amazingly tacky art.

If the magazine itself was garbage, working there was even worse.

“I remember having to go into Donald’s office to get him to sign off on the copy,” Jennifer Bernstein, former managing editor of Trump Mag, told the Daily News. “I remember it was wall-to-wall gold and mirrors, everywhere you’d look you’d see Donald’s face.”

“He would sign off on the copy with a Sharpie — anything about the family, making sure that nothing was negative, or would paint him in an unpleasant way, just to be sure,” continued Bernstein.

Bernstein is now the managing editor of High Times, so she survived her stint at Trump Mag. We’re not so sure about the rest of us should Trump get elected president.

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