Donald Trump tweet of Walter Hagan quote about 2nd place now prophetic

Donald Trump tweet of Walter Hagan quote about 2nd place now prophetic

Donald Trump was a loser, of sorts, last night in the Iowa Republican caucuses.

He finished second behind Texas senator Ted Cruz just a day after the Des Moines Register's final poll showed the billionaire was headed for what seemed months ago to be an unlikely win.


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It wasn't to be.

So, in the schadenfreude of Trump's defeat, folks turned to Trump's Twitter account to have some fun. They turned to a tweet from 2013 in which Trump quoted Walter Hagen, a five-time PGA Championship winner:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">“No one remembers who came in second.” - Walter Hagen</p>&mdash; Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/417760911177162752">December 30, 2013</a></blockquote>
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Of course, the quote is so generic that it could well be applied to anyone, not just the 11-time major champion. However, we can rule out that it wasn't Ricky Bobby or Donald Trump who said it...first, at least.

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