<p><span style="color: rgb(26, 26, 26); font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;">Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump introduces his wife Melania on the first day of the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016, at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicks off on July 18. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)</span></p>
The day no one thought would actually happen has arrived.
Donald J. Trump, real estate magnate-turned-reality TV-star-turned-birther-turned-presidential candidate will formally accept the GOP presidential nomination Thursday at the Republican National Convention.
By all accounts, Trump is the most unlikely candidate to receive a major party nomination in recent memory, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't have seen it coming.
This week on the podcast, host Jimmy Williams sits down with DecodeDC's Dick Meyer to dissect his story, "The Road to Trumpdom
" and try to pin down how one of the great oddball events in American politics came to be.
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