A Furious Trump Demands Someone Find Him Another $200 Billion Worth Of Chinese Goods To Tax And Yes, I’m Serious

A Furious Trump Demands Someone Find Him Another $200 Billion Worth Of Chinese Goods To Tax And Yes, I’m Serious

Just when you thought it couldn't possibly get any more ridiculous and petty, it does. As painful as this is, I'm going to need to recap the history for you here (again) because you can't really appreciate how absurd this has become unless you take a second to consider it in context. If you were following along back in April, you’ll recall that Donald Trump was seemingly caught off guard by how quickly China responded after the USTR published the initial list of Chinese products subject to U
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11 thoughts on “A Furious Trump Demands Someone Find Him Another $200 Billion Worth Of Chinese Goods To Tax And Yes, I’m Serious

  1. I can understand the market not taking tariffs on Chinese imports well. There goes the Chinese bid on US treasuries, there goes cheap Chinese labor, and there goes the potential for yuan collection.

    Little there does much for the US but keep our economy dependent upon the generosity and suffering of other nations, and that even includes the punditry and philosophy we offer to one another.

    Please contrast the attitude towards Trump’s actions as president with Bourdain’s, a world traveller getting plastered and fed incessantly, offering dollars to the poor who would serve him in hopes of tasting the promise of American retirement dreams and unrestrained leisure…without forgetting who, in the end, made the decision to end his life sans duress.

    How will this all play out? All the way to the bottom, probably. But I’m not blaming Trump for it alone. I’m blaming all of us.

  2. Trumpinian political posturing? Perhaps.

    “Someone” is making a lot of money in the markets off of these ridiculous and relentlessly incessant “news” events.
    Futures are taking a bit of a hit.

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