"Bod" <***@yahoo.co.uk> wrote in message
: On 10/06/2018 16:07, trader_4 wrote:
: > On Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 10:21:35 AM UTC-4, Bod wrote:
: >> On 10/06/2018 15:10, trader_4 wrote:
: >>> On Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 6:01:05 AM UTC-4, Bod wrote:
: >>>> On 10/06/2018 10:40, johnny-knowall wrote:
: >>>>> On 10 Jun 2018, p-0''0-h the cat (coder) wrote
: >>>>> (in article<***@4ax.com>):
: >>>>>> https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/embed/p069lpb1/44429240
: >>>>>> Doubt it. I think he will have to wait until Trump gets back on the
: >>>>>> plane and tweets.
: >>>>>> That's what my sources in Canada are telling me anyway.
: >>>>>> Hey, don't shoot the messenger.
: >>>>>> Never trust the gringos.
: >>>>>> Sent from my iFurryUnderbelly.
: >>>>> Kim has sussed Trump out. There will be no backing down.
: >>>>> Kim is not after a Nobel peace prize, just a couple of "up yours" to
: >>>>> China.
: >>>>> Trump has no idea what he is strutting into like the narcissist
: >>>>> is. Peacocks have very small brains.
: >>>> +1 Kim will come out as the smartest.
: >>>> --
: >>>> Bod
: >>> The likely strategy for Kim is to make nice with Trump, play to his
: >>> tell him how great he is, have a meeting that is all about fluff with
: >>> an agreement to reach an agreement. Then play the usual NK tricks of
: >>> stalling, delaying, lying to avoid any significant elimination of
: >>> nuclear and missile programs, while trying to get as much as possible
: >>> out of Trump. They are looking at the clock too, and figure that
: >>> has just two and half years in office, even less when he will still
: >>> so they can try to run the clock out. Sadly, that's what our allies
: >>> doing now too, just figuring out how to run the clock out on Trump, so
: >>> that they can get someone sane again to be able to work with. A
: >>> positive meeting will benefit both of them. And Trump, the master
: >>> publicly said that he told NK that it can go fast or it can go slow,
: >>> can take their time. So, they will. KJU will be elevated in
: >>> stature, NK will look more like a real country, and Trump is desperate
: >>> for a successful meeting too, he wants his Nobel Prize and to be able
: >>> claim he's solved the whole thing.
: >>> Of course with both of these leaders being nuts, anything is possible.
: >>> But the above appears the most likely scenario if the too can just
: >>> restrain themselves from doing something stupid. Actually, the only
: >>> one I see doing stupid things really is Trump.
: >> Yes they are both nuts.
: >> Apparently Trump lost his temper at the G7 meeting. Self control he has
: >> difficulty with.
: >> --
: >> Bod
: > Actually Trump lost his temper a few hours later, on AF1 while flying to
: > his next big meeting. So, maybe you're right, Trump could do the same
: > with KJU, either lose it during meeting or else right after. All it
: > took to set Trump off was Trudeau saying right after the G7 that the
: > new US tariffs were insulting and that Canada won't be pushed around.
: > Nothing so unexpected or horrible there. They are insulting because
: > Trump has instituted them on the grounds of national security, which
: > implies that Canada isn't a safe trading partner and it's also insulting
: > because the US has a trade surplus with Canada. Trump couldn't let that
: > go and instead now made it personal with Trudeau.
: > I was just watching Face the NAtion on CBS. They had on Larry Kudlow,
: > who's a respected conservative economist. He worked in the Reagan
: > administration and has been a weekly radio show host more recently.
: > He's always been a free trade guy, against tariffs. Trump offers him
: > the job of being his top economic adviser and Kudlow flipped on a dime.
: > He was just on TV fully defending Trump's attack on Trudeau. He said
: > that it's actually Trudeau who attacked Trump for domestic political
: > purposes, so of course Trump had to retaliate by withdrawing from the
: > G7 joint statement. How hypocritical, assuming it's true, that Trudeau
: > said he will stand up for Canada, not be pushed around, how is it that
: > he's not allowed to do that, when it's what Trump does every day?
: > Then Kudlow went on to defend Trump's suggestion to let Russia back
: > into the G7. The host asked him, why would we want to do that when
: > our intel agencies say that Russia is actively trying to undermine
: > us and our institutions, has swallowed up Crimea, invaded Ukraine,
: > etc? Kudlow says that doesn't mean we shouldn't talk to them.
: > ROFL. No one is saying we shouldn't talk to Russia, it's Trump saying
: > we should treat them as a normal, powerful country, an ally, by
: > bringing them into the G7. The takeaway from all this is that the WH
: > sure has an amazing influence. For a taste of power, elderly men, who
: > you'd think would want to protect their lifelong reputations and what
: > they stand for, are waiting in line to sell out and make an ass of
: > themselves. And they do that even knowing that the half-life of
: > careers at the WH is on the order of the most volatile radioactive
: > isotopes. Kudlow now goes from someone I respected onto my list of
: > discredited enabler fools.
: Blimey! is there anyone in the Whitehouse with integrity.