Is America's Olympic dominance bad for Donald Trump?

Donald Trump election 2016.
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You may have heard: Donald Trump wants to Make America Great Again. And as a regular rebuttal line, his rival Hillary Clinton and her surrogates have been asserting that America is already, in fact, great.

So who gets to be the foremost authority on America's maybe-maybe not greatness? Trump better hope voters don't turn to the Rio Olympics to make their decisions on the matter: As of Friday morning, the U.S. leads the gold medal count with 35, 13 more than second-place Great Britain, and leads the overall medal count with 100, which is 42 more than second-place China. And after all, what is a massive haul of gold medals (and some silver and bronze, of course) but a gleaming sign of greatness?

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