To Know Trump (‘Donald the Menace’ Edition)

As if Donald Trump wasn’t enough of a cartoon, a focus group in Indianapolis this week was asked to compare the GOP candidates to fictional characters, and Trump came through – as he might say – incredible.

Sort of.

Via NBC News:

The GOP Presidential Field As Cartoon Characters

If the Republican presidential candidates were cartoon characters, who would they be?

Over more than two hours on Tuesday night, pollster Peter Hart asked a focus group of Republican voters in Indianapolis a battery of questions about the 2016 hopefuls. While their answers included thoughtful assessments of policy positions and incisive observations about each candidate’s style, it may have been the cartoons that were the most revealing.

Asked to match the 2016 hopefuls with a fictional character, these voters managed to capture some core perceived traits of the hopeful next leaders of the free world. Here’s how they described some of the 2016 hopefuls — quite literally, in two dimensions.

Money quote:

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DONALD TRUMP: The Tasmanian Devil. Dennis the Menace. Richie Rich. The Incredible Hulk.

Said one participant, who compared Trump to the loveable Hank Ketchum character Dennis the Menace: “He doesn’t necessarily have bad intentions but man, can he screw things up!”

Representative sample:

 

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Ha!

Other focus group associations:

 

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