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Fri Jan 25, 2019, 05:43 PM

Don the Con. I didn't get what i wanted



Trump Was Always Going to Fold on the Border Wall

The president almost always caves in a tough negotiation, and he never had a real plan for using the shutdown to get $5.7 billion from Congress.

Trump not only folded—sustaining all the political damage that he would have in December—but he did so only after a long, bruising shutdown that hurt his public approval and split off even some of his core supporters. This dubious strategy is in keeping with the president’s modus operandi. As I have written, Trump almost always folds.
https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2019/01/trumps-inevitable-cave-on-the-border-wall/578659/

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Fri Jan 25, 2019, 05:45 PM

1. A girl beat him. NANCY IS THE STRONG ONE.



Pelosi also did a good job keeping almost every Democrat in line. She ruled the caucus with an iron fist, making certain that none of her members opted for some kind of bipartisan deal contravening her approach. This kind of party unity is something that the Republicans have perfected, but Democrats can have trouble maintaining.

Not only did she do this with the House, but she also worked closely with Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer to make sure that members held in the upper chamber. Other than with Joe Manchin, the strategy worked. With discipline, a party can make things very difficult for the President, as Republicans showed under President Barack Obama.

In a refreshing manner, Pelosi also refused to give in to the chaotic frenzy of the Trump White House. The strategy was apparent when she and Schumer met with Trump in the bizarre televised conference in the Oval Office. She sat quietly and let Trump be Trump. She didn't have to say much as the President proudly claimed ownership to the shutdown before it even began.

Since that meeting his statements and misstatements, as well as those of his tin-eared advisers, only hurt the administration's cause. Rather than jumping into each outrageous statement, she remained calm and let the President do her work for her.

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Fri Jan 25, 2019, 05:50 PM

2. As Saint Mick once said,



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Response to MyOwnPeace (Reply #2)

Fri Jan 25, 2019, 05:51 PM

3. GOOD DAY FOR THIS SONG.

thanks for posting it.

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