If Donald Trump has proved anything this year, it’s that the usual rules of electoral politics don’t apply to him. His uncanny ability to say outrageous things, only to be rewarded at the Republican primary polls, has embarrassed purveyors of conventional political wisdom.
But this week, something unusual happened. For some reason, Trump felt compelled to play by the rules—for the most part—when he addressed one organization: The American Israeli Public Affairs Committee.
On today’s episode of the JPost Podcast, Washington Bureau Chief Michael Wilner joins to discuss the controversy around Trump’s appearance on the stage of the largest pro-Israel lobby in the US, and why he decided to start using a teleprompter.