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Fri Jan 27, 2017, 09:02 AM

"Trumps government looks an awful lot like a badly run business, No wonder his companies kept going

bankrupt," by Catherine Rampell at the Washington Post

If this is what “running government like a business” looks like, it’s no wonder President Trump’s companies kept going bankrupt.

One week into the presidency, we’ve gotten a taste of Trump’s management style. And so far it’s been plagued by many of the bad habits common to poorly run businesses.

Take, for example, his administration’s clear indifference to — or outright rejection of — good measurement and analytics.


Rest of the article at:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trumps-government-looks-an-awful-lot-like-a-badly-run-business/2017/01/26/8b9e4886-e40d-11e6-a453-19ec4b3d09ba_story.html?utm_term=.d867d284b1f7

Conclusion at best: Trumpy is inept. Great article, well worth the read.



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Reply "Trumps government looks an awful lot like a badly run business, No wonder his companies kept going (Original post)
FSogol Jan 2017 OP
dalton99a Jan 2017 #1
keithbvadu2 Jan 2017 #8
madokie Jan 2017 #12
Vinca Jan 2017 #2
FSogol Jan 2017 #3
NewJeffCT Jan 2017 #6
keithbvadu2 Jan 2017 #10
randr Jan 2017 #4
Sunlei Jan 2017 #5
bdamomma Jan 2017 #7
El Mimbreno Jan 2017 #9
madokie Jan 2017 #11

Response to FSogol (Original post)

Fri Jan 27, 2017, 09:03 AM

1. The fucker is not qualified to run a cash register at 7-Eleven

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Response to dalton99a (Reply #1)

Fri Jan 27, 2017, 12:03 PM

8. Make sure a camera is aimed at the cash register and his tiny hands.

Those tiny hands can pick up a lot of cash.

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Response to keithbvadu2 (Reply #8)

Fri Jan 27, 2017, 12:28 PM

12. You got that right

Peace

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Response to FSogol (Original post)

Fri Jan 27, 2017, 09:05 AM

2. Wait until he decides we won't pay our debts as a way to become debt free.

That's pretty much his solution to too much debt. Stiff the entity that let your borrow the money and don't pay the bills in the drawer. He's a lousy business person, but one hell of a con artist.

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Response to Vinca (Reply #2)

Fri Jan 27, 2017, 09:14 AM

3. He said on the campaign trail that he thought the US should default on US debt.

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Response to Vinca (Reply #2)

Fri Jan 27, 2017, 11:37 AM

6. that's a violation of the Constitution

the debt of the US is not allowed to be called into question. We'll just print more money and inflate our way out of debt and we can follow in the footsteps of some South or Central American banana republics.

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Response to NewJeffCT (Reply #6)

Fri Jan 27, 2017, 12:04 PM

10. Trump and Idi Amin on spending money

Trump and Idi Amin on spending money

http://www.newvision.co.ug/new_vision/news/1290570/44-money-uganda

A story is told of a former Governor of Bank of Uganda who was killed after defying orders from President Idi Amin to print money. It is reported that Joseph Mubiru, was summoned by Amin and asked to release money urgently. The governor told Amin that the treasury did not have money. -

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Response to FSogol (Original post)

Fri Jan 27, 2017, 09:57 AM

4. By any standard anyone who has as many bankruptcys

is a failed busness person

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Response to FSogol (Original post)

Fri Jan 27, 2017, 10:32 AM

5. republicans will spend billions on a wall for no-one & kill Americans with no access to healthcare.

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Response to FSogol (Original post)

Fri Jan 27, 2017, 11:55 AM

7. we need him out

government and business are two different things.

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Response to FSogol (Original post)

Fri Jan 27, 2017, 12:03 PM

9. Well, he did promise...

to run the country like he runs his businesses: Borrow everything we need and if the economy tanks, renegotiate. (AKA chapter 11)

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Response to FSogol (Original post)

Fri Jan 27, 2017, 12:26 PM

11. Man o man

I wish we had some of this kind of writing in our local paper, the tulsa world.

It would help clear up this strangle hold the 'CONs have on our oklahoma politics

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