Trump Lobs More Tariff Threats, Insults Germany During Duda Presser

Trump Lobs More Tariff Threats, Insults Germany During Duda Presser

In what has become standard operating procedure, Donald Trump deescalated tariff tensions with one country this week only to ratchet up the tensions with somebody else. This is, apparently, part the playbook. When things are going ostensibly "well" in negotiations with one trade partner, the White House will deliberately inflame tensions with another. Of course, it's by no means clear that there actually is a "deal", to speak of, with Mexico. There was an "agreement", but according to reports
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5 thoughts on “Trump Lobs More Tariff Threats, Insults Germany During Duda Presser

  1. No genius here but definitely unorthodox (ingenious).. The media runs with the ball he throws and the market jumps when he says jump………..Guppies !!!!!!

    1. Nah. He’s totally winging it and shooting from the hip. And the results are mediocre at best. Fortunately, he will not earn a second term.

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