During the 2000 race between Al Gore and George W. Bush, the question of the day was: who would you rather have a beer with? In 2016 primary season, it’s: who would you rather rent your home to on Airbnb?
And the answer, according to a new survey of 2,000 people by Airbnb and Harris Poll is Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton. —Wired.
“The Donald was a terrible guest. He demanded a bed ‘fit for a Trump,’ but I had no idea what the heck that meant. This is Iowa. We have good, normal beds, like most Americans have. His stay only got worse from there, and culminated in him threatening to deport my wife, who’s from New Mexico.” —Mike, Iowa City.
“Hillary was an O.K. guest. She wasn’t terribly exciting, and told the same jokes as all my previous guests. But she left everything pretty neat, paid on time, and even made a couple of fairly useful suggestions for renovating my cabin in Michigan.” —Gerry, Kalamazoo.
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Authored by Greg Tannen for The New Yorker
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