If you haven’t read this article over at Vox, one of my favorite news sources, then you should. It is truly one of the most frightening, sobering, sad, and hysterical pieces ever written about the head of a government. Holy mother of great negotiators this is going to be far far worse than Reagan trading a bird in the hand for a pie in the sky.
Some highlights from the article:
- Wants killer graphics in lieu of text
- Will only pay attention and read when his name is mentioned
- Prefers the spoken word to reading
- Tweet-length (140 characters) statements in preparation for meeting Vladimir Putin
- National Security Adviser, HR McMaster, We have no specific agenda. It’s whatever the president wants to talk about.
We have a functional illiterate (probably dyslexic) squatting in the White House, representing us at meetings with other heads-of-state, and negotiating on our behalf. That alone should be enough to qualify for invoking the 25th amendment.
We are so fucked.
Trump is preparing to meet Putin this week by reading tweet-length memos
Desperate for Trump to read their memos, aides have condensed them into 140 characters.
US intelligence officials are trying to prepare President Trump for his high-stakes meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday by feeding him information the only way they know how: in bite-size 140-character pieces.
It’s a well-reported fact that Trump doesn’t read his daily briefings and prefers “killer graphics” like pictures, videos, and charts, or in-person briefings. Trump aides have come up with some creative ways to keep the president focused — such as mentioning his name as frequently as possible in memos — but this latest strategy might be their most desperate one yet.
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