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Wed Jun 13, 2018, 07:35 AM

Rick Wilson: Trump's Negotiating Style Is Pure Art of the Moron


Trumpís Negotiating Style Is Pure Art of the Moron
Even by this blowhardís YUGE standards, itís been an exceptionally bad and destructive week of terrifying our allies and legitimizing our enemies.
Rick Wilson
06.13.18 4:44 AM ET


Iím often on the receiving end of the Trumpentariatís criticisms of Never Trump conservatives.

Donít I get it? Donít I love how Trump is achieving the impossible, and soaring to heights to which no other president could aspire? Havenít I gotten over the election yet? When, oh when, will I finally MAGA? I received an email Tuesday from a Trump fan asking why for once I couldnít congratulate Donald Trump for his work with North Korea.

Leaving aside my usual critiques of Trump, which are, as you may have noticed, colorful, varied, and pointed, letís give the president a fair assessment of his weekís activities, and thanks and credit where thanks and credit are due.

Of course, we start when Trump fled the humid confines of Washington, D.C., jetting to Quebec to blow up the G7 summit and take a massive political and rhetorical dump on some of our longest-standing and closest allies. But Iím playing nice, so thank you, Mr. President, for adopting 19th-century trade policies that combine both raging economic illiteracy and inevitably adverse outcomes for America. Well done.

Thank you, because nothing says Presidential Stature like your juvenile dick-waving and insults attacking the heads of state of the G7 nations. Thanks are also in order for deploying your clown-car motorcade of loudmouth, shock-jock aides to make the damage worse.


Great work taking direction from the Home Office in Moscow; you spent more time at the G7 summit doing Vladimir Putinís bidding than you did strengthening the ties between the United States and our closest allies.

Even so, Iím supposed to thank the president, right? Well, thank you, Donald. You sent a message to our allies in Asia and beyond that youíre willing to compromise their security and ours for an inconsequential photo-op with a hopped-up fatboy dictator who looks like Pyongyang already has a Krispy Kreme and a Popeyes, and heís the only one allowed to eat in them.

Russia, Iran, Syria, and other bad actors want to thank you, Mr. President. You sent the clearest of signals that sanctions regimes, inspections, and verified denuclearization are no longer relevant in our brave new era of nationalist populist strongmen and Michael Bay knockoff videos.

Evidently, all the bad guys have to do is kiss your ample ass long enough and shower you with enough superficial praise and they can play you like the trifling intellectual lightweight you most certainly are. So, thank you for that reminder.

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babylonsister Jun 13 OP
heaven05 Jun 13 #1
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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 09:10 AM

1. ++ nt

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 09:29 AM

2. Negotiation

I spent time negotiating, one-on-one, on multi-million dollar agreements. I was also on the negotiating team for joint negotiations of contracts lasting a minimum of five years and encompassing billions of dollars of commerce.

Trump is the worst kind of negotiator and the easiest to defeat. He makes the primary critical error of large negotiations--he sets himself up as the decider-in-chief, not needing approval from anyone else represented on his side.

As such, all that's needed is to defeat one person, and everyone has vulnerabilities and weaknesses. The person who "doesn't know what they don't know" is a weak opponent.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 09:54 AM

3. K & R

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Wed Jun 13, 2018, 10:07 AM

4. K&R

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 10:10 AM

5. WE need to go after REPUBLICANS

theY ARE THE ONES KEEPNG THIS SHIT STORM ALIVE.

sAY IT AGAIN AND AGAIN.

Sorry-- Caps Lock



REPUBLICANS
REPUBLICANS
REPUBLICANS
REPUBLICANS
REPUBLICANS
REPUBLICANS

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 10:11 AM

6. More like Art of the Dumb Fuck

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