It's interesting to try to get a fix on America in the lead up to the 2016 Presidential elections.
The first impression is the importance of celebrity. The Donald Trump run at the Presidential nomination is surely more about showbiz than substance. The Donald seems to be ahead in the Republican sweepstakes more on the basis of his celebrity, rather than rational arguments or proof of policy analysis.
The following is a showbiz analysis of the showbiz appeal of Donald Trump: