Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves as he walks onto a stage for a rally Saturday, May 7, 2016, in Lynden, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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Joe: The Art of the Deal That Could Seal Trump’s Doom

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Joe Scarborough writes in The Washington Post: 

On page one of a book written almost 30 years ago, Trump tells the reader, “Many people are surprised by the way I work. I play it very loose. I don’t carry a briefcase. I try not to schedule too many meetings. I leave my door open. You can’t be imaginative if you have too much structure. I prefer to come to work every morning and just see what develops.” …

That’s the same approach Candidate Trump has been using from the day he descended the escalator at Trump Towers to the moment he vanquished the last of his 16 opponents. If that devil-take-care strategy is carried into the general election against Hillary Clinton, maybe Trump will once again prove the world wrong.

But it is far more likely that simply showing up and seeing what develops next will lose him the White House and destroy the Republican Party in the process. Buy a briefcase, Donald.

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Joe: The Art of the Deal That Could Seal Trump's Doom

Updated