The repeated failure of ElectionBettingOdds.com to provide a consistent predictive view of the Republican presidential race shows that there really isn’t any invisible hand guiding markets in a reliable way. Crowds of people don’t have particularly reliable, or even constant, predictive insight.
Donald Trump was born rich, with already more than enough money to live an entire life at ease. With millions upon millions upon further millions in wealth given to him by his ultra-rich parents, Donald Trump had his choice about what to do with his money.
Are we really supposed to believe that convenience store clerks who are selling people gambling tickets, and beer, and cigarettes, and chewing tobacco, and pornographic magazines can’t handle hearing a customer say, “I’d like a Kwikie”?