Trump Comments Spark International Conversation

On a sunny Wednesday lunch break at 40 Wall Street, New Yorkers step outside for a smoke or to grab something to eat, while tourists walk by gawking and snapping photographs of the 72-story skyscraper above them.

It’s hard to make it through the day without hearing his name. Criticized for his recent comments on immigration, women and his behavior at the Republican debate, Donald Trump has sparked an international conversation. And to passersby, The Trump Building stands for something more now than it has in the past.

Shelby Cohen, a 25-year-old native of Tampa, Fla., spent Wednesday afternoon touring the Financial District in Lower Manhattan. As she passed by The Trump Building, she said she thinks of Trump’s campaign as more of a “media stunt” than as a political movement. Continue reading “Trump Comments Spark International Conversation”