Skip to comments.Donald Trump, jiu-jitsu president
Posted on 01/10/2018 10:58:34 AM PST by Hojczyk
Scott Adams argues in Win Bigly that President Trump has "weapons grade" persuasion skills. In the tumble over Fire and Fury, those skills are on display, as Trump deploys political jiu-jitsu to suck up the "media energy" and turn the tables on his detractors, columns linked realclearpolitics
James S. Robbins, writing at usatoday.com, says Trump has turned the tables on the "overwrought speculation about the president's mental fitness":
Klavan says Fire and Fury seems like "a tale told by an idiot, signifying nothing":
The nation's journalists cover this obvious nonsense because otherwise, they'd have to enter what to them is uncharted territory: the truth.
... But that would mean that Trump is practically smarter and more adept than the journalists who hate him and those journalists will accept any narrative other than that one.
... They're now actually reporting their fantasies fantasies in which Trump doesn't keep making them look like the idiots they are.
David Brooks at nytimes.com, glimpsing the truth, fears that the White House has learned to "deke us": keep our "focus" on "the Potemkin White House" "Trump berserk in front of the TV" while the "Invisible White House that you never hear about" gets things done:
I sometimes wonder if the Invisible White House has learned to use the Potemkin White House to deke us while it changes the country.
The media are just the beginning for Trump jiu-jitsu. Victor Davis Hanson, dissecting Trump's alleged craziness at amgreatness.com, turns the tables on Trump's predecessor:
The president's upcoming "Fake News Awards," scheduled for Wednesday, January 17, will feature weapons-grade political jiu-jitsu, as Trump sucks up all the energy in the room and turns it back on his media detractors, all dutifully covered live on national TV.
Cook up the popcorn.
(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...
Wax on! Wax off!
The media is to dumb to read Art of the Deal...
Even negative press is good..if you turn out to be right
Popcorn, check. Can’t wait for the only awards ceremony worth watching :)
It is great sport, no?
Trump makes it fun..
I prefer “rope-a-dope genius” as a descriptor for this President.
The fake news awards should be fun fun fun
( cue the pics with the Muslim looking guy eating the 500 ton bag of popcorn )
When is the State of the Union speech?
Does that comport with feminist ideology?
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