For all the nonsense the U.S. president spews about ‘the people,’ Florida’s Palm Beach is Donald Trump’s real America. The wealthy are the Republicans’ only true constituency.
Mar-a-Lago, Donald Trump’s private club in Palm Beach, Fla., as seen in April 1967, when it was owned by General Foods heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post, who wanted to give the property to the U.S. government so it could be used as a winter residence for U.S. presidents. Jack Boucher photograph courtesy of the U.S. Library of Congress
PALM BEACH, Fla.—Money seems to drip from the trees in this enclave of millionaires on the Atlantic, north of Miami.
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