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Comeback angles: Trump, McMahon and the art of never quitting

Political Theater, Episode 277

Donald Trump, Stone Cold Steve Austin and WWE Chairman Vince McMahon on March 28, 2007 at Trump Tower.
Donald Trump, Stone Cold Steve Austin and WWE Chairman Vince McMahon on March 28, 2007 at Trump Tower. (Jamie McCarthy/WireImage)

It’s a reliable plotline. Old, battle-hardened wrestler left for dead and in exile mounts a comeback, looking to vanquish the people who always seem to underestimate him. Of course, we’re talking about former President Donald Trump. Or WWE’s Vince McMahon. Or both. With us to discuss wrestling in politics and politics in wrestling is Brandon Wetherbee, host of the You Me Them Everybody Podcast, founder of Recommend if You Like magazine and co-author, with Chris Kelly, of the book, “The Donald: How Trump Turned Presidential Politics into Pro Wrestling.”

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