Skip to comments.The Art of the Deal: Don’t Negotiate For the Old Shoe
Posted on 09/18/2015 6:24:43 AM PDT by NOBO2012
Its pretty easy to understand The Donalds appeal: even though hes rough around the edges, usually has the funkiest hair in the room, and often leaves much to be desired on the charm front: hes a WINNER. And before you-know-who, America loved winners and WINNING!
Ever since you-know-who weve become accustomed to being taken to the cleaners, looking like schmucks and being generally relegated to the has-been rag pile. In negotiation after negotiation Big Guy, and his SOS of the moment, have ended up with the short-end of the stick. Team Obamas negotiations can be boiled down to a simple strategy that I call How about I give you my new Mercedes for your old shoe? Just in the last 2 months weve been slapped with two agreements (the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Iran Nuke Deal) in this category.
And then, of course, the Terrorists-for-Turncoat deal that you-know-who negotiated in order to have a Rose Garden photo op with a bearded, ponytailed-Muslim guy last summer:
Now even the Army is admitting what everybody else knew from the start: Bowe was a deserter all along. Im shocked, shocked, I tell you.
And even if youre not a fan of The Donalds, does anyone think he couldnt have done better than the record Team Obama has racked up on the international scene?
The Presidents string of misjudgments on the Middle Easton the peace process, Erdogan, withdrawal from Iraq, Libya, ISIS as the J.V. team, and Syriais one of the most striking examples of serial failure in the annals of American foreign policy.
Generally speaking, what the President seems worst at is estimating the direction in which events are flowing. He thought Erdogan was taking Turkey in one direction; Erdogan was going somewhere else. He thought there was a transition to democracy in Egypt; there never was a prospect of that. He has repeatedly been caught flatfooted by events in Syria. And Putin keeps running rings around him.
Understanding the intentions and estimating the capabilities of people who dont share his worldview are not our Presidents strong suits.
Again, you may not be a Donald fan, butt compare his talent and experience (considerable and extensive) to Team Obamas (zero and none) and determine who better to negotiate with the people who wish Death to America. Its pretty simple; do you want the Mercedes next to the shining city on a hill?
Or another old shoe?
I said, old shoe if you heard old shrew thats not my fault.
Hillary ducks as woman throws an old shoe at her. Seriously.
Posted from: Michelle Obamas Mirror
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