Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
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Trump And Bolton

I thought it was part of a leader's job to promote his/her country's industries. So what exactly did Trump do wrong when (and if) he asked Chairman Xi to buy more American goods? Perhaps he was a little more blunt and transparent in his neediness than a seasoned politician would have been. But really, what was their meeting for if not to improve relations between the two countries?

And, yeah, he wants to be re-elected and- may have been naïve enough to mention the fact while negotiating with Xi. Does any politician ever do anything without reference to his chances of staying in power?

And John Bolton? I just skimmed through his Wikipedia entry to remind myself of his record. Ultra-right-winger, war monger, bully. When Trump brought him into his team I thought, "Oh no." When he sacked him I let out a sigh of relief...
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