Bud Kennedy

February 26, 2016 7:29 PM

To wrestling experts, Donald Trump puts on a familiar show

The taunts, the threats and even the villains all fit a script

He’s using wrestling showmanship to reach a new market

Former Von Erichs announcer Bill Mercer sees it: “Good night, yes”

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About Bud Kennedy

Bud Kennedy


Bud Kennedy is a homegrown Fort Worth guy who started out covering high school football here when he was 16. He went away to the Fort Worth Press and newspapers in Austin and Dallas, then came home in 1981.

Since 1987, he's written more than 1,000 weekly dining columns and more than 3,000 news and politics columns. If you don't like what he says about politics, read him on barbecue.

Email Bud at bud@star-telegram.com

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