NYT in 2016: Trump in 1995 was a money-losing tax-avoider; NYT in 1995: Trump is the ‘comeback king’

Well, this requires some explanation.  The New York Times was full of enthusiasm for Donald Trump’s “comeback of the decade” when he recovered from investments that went sour, including in Atlantic City and the Trump Shuttle.  Why, to the Times of yore, Trump receiving a boomerang enclosed in glass seemed to demonstrate resilience and perseverance.  Weasel Zippers spotted the piece:

Fast-forward 21 years, and because he us running against Hillary Clinton, Trump is a super-villain for the same activities The Times showed off as a virtue.

Well, this requires some explanation.  The New York Times was full of enthusiasm for Donald Trump’s “comeback of the decade” when he recovered from investments that went sour, including in Atlantic City and the Trump Shuttle.  Why, to the Times of yore, Trump receiving a boomerang enclosed in glass seemed to demonstrate resilience and perseverance.  Weasel Zippers spotted the piece:

Fast-forward 21 years, and because he us running against Hillary Clinton, Trump is a super-villain for the same activities The Times showed off as a virtue.