Trump University Valedictorian Speech, Class of 2009

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This satiric piece has been written by Seth Fried for the New Yorker. What follows is the second paragraph of the speech:

“It will be sad to leave a place where we learned so much about ourselves, like when we all discovered, with some guidance, that the thirty-five-thousand-dollar Trump Élite Gold Program was the perfect fit for our educational needs. In that program we were encouraged to push against our upper limits. And when we mistook that to be a motivational sentiment, it was explained to us that, no, we should literally have our creditors increase our spending limits so that we could afford to pay Trump University. We also learned not to give in to naysayers, like when the state of New York told Trump University that it was violating state law by calling itself a university. Did our school give up in the face of that difficulty?…

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