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Donald Trump seems to have something of a daddy complex.

That’s one of the takeaways from Jason Horowitz’s profile in the Times of family patriarch Fred Trump. One line, in particular, reveals a lot about the Republican nominee for president.

Asked what his father, who died in 1999, would have thought about his run for president, Mr. Trump, 70, said, “He would have absolutely allowed me to have done it.”

Who’s a big boy? This guy!