Ten Most Jaw-Dropping Moments of 2012
Donald Trump Tries to Bribe Obama
After a couple of years of flirting with presidential politics (and with claims that he could prove President Barack Obama's Hawaiian birth certificate was a forgery), the Apprentice mogul announced a late-campaign bombshell in October. Actually, it was more of a wet pop-bottle rocket: an offer to pay $5 million to the charity of the president's choice if Obama would release his college transcripts and passport application. Most scoffed at Trump's incredibly self-serving offer; the president ignored it, and Mitt Romney probably facepalmed. This kind of help, right before the election, he didn't need.