Donald Trump: What is “the season” in Palm Beach?

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Donald Trump, with Gov. Chris Christie, at Mar-A-Lago on Super Tuesday. (Allen Eyestone/Palm Beach Post)

When Donald Trump mentioned his hiring of foreign workers at Mar-A-Lago in Thursday’s debate, viewers not familiar with Palm Beach might have been wondering:

What is “the season”? Aren’t there four of them?

Everywhere but South Florida, where there is only one season that counts. That’s the winter season, roughly October-November to late April, when snowbirds come down from Canada and the northern sections of the United States to thaw out and spend money down here.

Their dollars keeps our tourism-based industry afloat but also causes some consternation with crowded restaurants, more traffic on the roads, etc.

Post writer Barbara Marshall examined our love-hate relationship with snowbirds in “season.”

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