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    Only the Best Deals: How Trump Got Pantsed By Mexico

    Only the Best Deals: How Trump Got Pantsed By Mexico




    The idea that Donald Trump successfully used the threat of tariffs to force Mexico to agree to an immigration deal is yet another fiction cooked up by the Trump propaganda machine.

    The truth is this: Trump squandered any negotiating leverage he may have had by making an idle threat that everybody knew he couldn’t possibly follow through on.

    The threat of imposing an immediate 5 percent tariff on Mexican goods, and then gradually ratcheting up the rate to 25 percent, was never real. The stock market hated it. The Chamber of Commerce and other U.S. business groups hated it. American consumers hated it. American manufacturers and farmers hated it. Even Mitch McConnell and Ted Cruz hated it.

    The prospect of Trump dropping that stink bomb into the U.S. economy in the run-up to a presidential election year was always a non-starter. Not even Trump is that stupid.

    And the Mexican government isn’t stupid, either. They fully understood that Trump’s only way out of the box he had put himself in was to find a way, any way, to withdraw his tariff threat by claiming that it had successfully forced Mexico to negotiate an immigration deal favorable to the United States.
    "[N]o one gives a shit about science and reality. I regularly get people telling me on the Twitter machine that liberals support murdering newborns. That's where the conversation on abortion is right now for too fucking many Americans. In other words, there is no conversation. When people wholeheartedly believe something that is completely, patently, blatantly untrue, your puny facts aren't going to put a dent in that level of delusional stupidity."

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    I disagree with the author of the piece. Trump is definitely that stupid.
    "[N]o one gives a shit about science and reality. I regularly get people telling me on the Twitter machine that liberals support murdering newborns. That's where the conversation on abortion is right now for too fucking many Americans. In other words, there is no conversation. When people wholeheartedly believe something that is completely, patently, blatantly untrue, your puny facts aren't going to put a dent in that level of delusional stupidity."

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    LOL! Wishcasting by a conspiracy kook who also promised that Trump was definitely going to fire Mueller.

    You Leftists are just pissed because the thing that you were sure was going to be a loss turned out to (probably) be a win. Not a big win, but a win nonetheless.



    Just go outside and shout "orange man bad!" at the clouds.
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    So basically, the author is claiming that Mexico met with Trump why? To help Trump save face?

    And you believe this bullshit?

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    It's so funny to see sour grapes. Every time the losers on the left criticize Trump's results it confirms that he actually has delivered positive ones.
    "What truly matters is not which party controls our government, but whether our government is controlled by the people. January 20th 2017, will be remembered as the day the people became the rulers of this nation again. The forgotten men and women of our country will be forgotten no longer."

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    The only problem I see with this deal is Trump claiming he was going to put tariffs on Mexico and that this led out to the deal. In reality, the deal was already in the works.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lanie View Post
    The only problem I see with this deal is Trump claiming he was going to put tariffs on Mexico and that this led out to the deal. In reality, the deal was already in the works.
    And? It appears that Mexico was dragging its feet, and the tariff threat motivated them.

    Clearly a win for Trump.

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    He won an agreement to work on an agreement. Just like North Korea.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Norm dePlume View Post
    He won an agreement to work on an agreement. Just like North Korea.

    Better than the last guy got, an agreement full of holes and a bribe paid.
    "What truly matters is not which party controls our government, but whether our government is controlled by the people. January 20th 2017, will be remembered as the day the people became the rulers of this nation again. The forgotten men and women of our country will be forgotten no longer."

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    Time will tell.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scott View Post
    Better than the last guy got, an agreement full of holes and a bribe paid.
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    No, you do. Except when you go full frontal white supremacy. Then they just pretend you didnít say that. They do that with all their bigots except Lady Marva. That is probably because her racism is clumsy. But so is Markís but in a Trumpian acceptable way, I guess.

    But you? You are rarely challenged here (other than by Bane) and even then, when Celeste forgets how much she loves her gun, it is exceedingly mild.

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