Trump's Birther Ploy The Daily Dish Mar 28 2011, 7:15 AM ET Tweet More Email Print Alex Seitz-Wald picks apart the cognitive dissonance. Frum asks: Is Donald Trump crazy? Or does he just hold a very, very, very low opinion of the Republican primary voter? Ben Smith leans towards the latter. Adam Serwer provides a birther lexicon. My own view is that Trump is merely very very rich. The very rich go bonkers and no one has any way to stop them.