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In reply to the discussion: Like I said here 3 yrs ago, Rump owes Putin etal russian oligarchs 3 billion [View all]
4. He DOES know fabric swatches.
Reply to Eliot Rosewater (Original post)
Wed Jul 1, 2020, 06:44 PM
But, yeah. He knows nothing about hotels, golf, casinos or making money.
Trump is a moron fixated by fabric swatches.
Trump, the billion-dollar loser I was his ghostwriter and saw it happen
Yahoo.com, May 9, 2019
I tend to see my time with him the first part of it, anyway, before things started going bad in a hurry as his King Midas period. I never said this to him; if I had, he probably would have thought I was suggesting he enter the muffler business. But there was a stretch of months when everything he touched turned into a deal. The banks seemed to accept the version of him depicted in his first book, The Art of the Deal, which we now know from his previous ghostwriter, Tony Schwartz, was entirely invented. They believed it over what they saw on his balance sheets or heard coming out of his mouth, and they never said no to his requests for more money. Often they came up with things he could say yes to before he could think of them himself. As a result, a failing real estate developer who had little idea of what he was doing and less interest in doing it once hed held the all-important press conference wound up owning three New Jersey hotel-casinos, the Plaza Hotel, the Eastern Airlines Shuttle and a 281-foot yacht.
A real go-getter, right? But Trumps portfolio did not jibe with what I saw each day which to a surprisingly large extent was him looking at fabric swatches. Indeed, flipping through fabric swatches seemed at times to be his main occupation. Some days he would do it for hours, then take me in what he always called his French military helicopter to Atlantic City where he looked at more fabric swatches or sometimes small samples of wood paneling. It was true that the carpets and drapes at his properties needed to be refreshed frequently, and the seats on the renamed Trump Shuttle required occasional reupholstering. But the main thing about fabric swatches was that they were within his comfort zone whereas, for example, the management of hotels and airlines clearly wasnt. One of his aides once told me that every room at the Plaza could be filled at the rack rate (list price) every night, and the revenue still wouldnt cover the monthly payment of the loan hed taken out to buy the place. In other words, hed made a ridiculous deal. Neither he nor the banks had done the math beforehand. Or perhaps Trump knew it because someone had told him, but didnt want to think about it. The one thing he is above-average at is compartmentalization.
And the unstable Moron cant find a book if hes in a library.
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Like I said here 3 yrs ago, Rump owes Putin etal russian oligarchs 3 billion [View all] Eliot Rosewater Jul 2020 OP
Will compose a many people are saying tweet on your behalf vrguy Jul 2020 #1
A hotel in Moscow is useless Thunderbeast Jul 2020 #2
And he is paying it off national secret by national secret. GemDigger Jul 2020 #3
He DOES know fabric swatches. Kid Berwyn Jul 2020 #4
Trump is too big to fail. Yavin4 Jul 2020 #5
Beyond me to say, what may break next. However, the Speaker is saying, 'all roads lead to Putin' empedocles Jul 2020 #6
I wouldn't be surprised if we find out at a later date that the stimulus funds went to pay off kimbutgar Jul 2020 #7
Did not Putin offer a piece of property Wellstone ruled Jul 2020 #8
Hmmm...remarkable what those cons out there will tolerate as long as it is their Eliot Rosewater Jul 2020 #10
He's easily gotten his hands on that amount and much more.... Sogo Jul 2020 #9
I think he onethatcares Jul 2020 #11
K&R for, ding ding ding! UTUSN Jul 2020 #12
His entire business is a money laundering scheme, all of it. We just need to pull the thread. sunonmars Jul 2020 #13
Kicking Mike 03 Jul 2020 #14