Carl Ichan: ‘the Archie Bunker of the world’ will vote Trump
Carl Ichan must liken himself to the character played by Carrol O’Connor, as he is a Trump supporter.
“Any middle-class worker, you know, ‘the Archie Bunker of the world’ – that was a great show, I used to watch it – those guys are going to vote for him because those are smart guys,” Icahn said.
“They know they are getting screwed, and that is what I think will happen,” Icahn said in an apparent reference to the decline in U.S. manufacturing, a theme of Trump’s.
Earlier Tuesday, Icahn tweeted that he believed Trump gave a “great speech” on Monday.
He also tweeted: “How many of our presidents, even our great presidents, would have handled the antics that went on in that auditorium as well as he did?”
Icahn was referring to protests during Trump’s speech at the Detroit Economic Club. Trump kept his cool as about 14 protesters jumped to their feet and shouted at coordinated intervals as he spoke