Thursday, May 24, 2018


The most Trumpian thing the president said today about the cancellation of his planned summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un:
I have spoken to South Korea and Japan and they are not only ready should foolish or reckless acts be taken by North Korea, but they are willing to shoulder much of the cost of any financial burden — any of the costs associated by the United States in operations, if such an unfortunate situation is forced upon us.
So Trump may blow up the world, or at least the Pacific Rim, but, dammit, he's not going to pay for it! Pacific Rim countries will pay for their own nuclear war! (Which he might start.)

As he once said on the campaign trail:
It’s called OPM. I do that all the time in business. It’s called other people’s money. There’s nothing like doing things with other people’s money. Because it takes, the risk, you get a good chunk of it and it takes the risk.
Though as Yastreblyansky says:

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