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Donald J. Trump has got to be the luckiest man alive.

Perhaps you’re familiar with the term “Million Dollar Wound.” It refers to a soldier’s injury which is sufficient to get him shipped home but minor enough not to be a real problem. Getting an arm blown off is life changing. Taking a bullet in the ass isn’t. And having a bullet graze your ear most assuredly is not. Yet those 20 milliliters of blood are going to pay HUGE dividends.