NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) -wants back in the 2012 election circus.
Not as a candidate, but as a debate moderator.
The real estate mogul, reality TV star and hair piece is partnering with conservative magazineto moderate a in , as reported by the New York Times.
A call to Newsmax was not returned, but the company's CEOtold the Times that his readers love the brash, birth-certificate-obsessed tycoon.
If you'll remember -- and how could you forget? -- Trump spent the first half of 2011 weighing his own candidacy for the nomination. The centerpiece of his campaign seemed to be a tireless search for the "truth" behind Barack Obama's origins, producing the uncontroversial birth certificate controversy.
Trump later said he would not run, but his spokesperson told ABC News Trump would consider running as an independent if none of the GOP candidates impress him enough. That same spokesperson said Trump's endorsement would decide the election.
Well, the Donald will get his chance to inspect the candidates up close and personal in Iowa, the site of the election's first caucus. The debate will air just a week before the caucus, making this the last debate for that event.
There are three debates before this one -- two on Fox News and one on ABC. Read in full HERE.