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Re: The Trump Presidency

Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:27 pm
by KevS
*Affixes tinfoil hat at rakish angke*

I've had a theory since he was elected that Trump being President actually reduces the chances of war. Not for any noble reasons, but just because the financial impact to the stock market would affect him.

Bolton was getting to eager for an actual dust up, and so...

Re: The Trump Presidency

Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:29 pm
by Tubby Isaacs

Re: The Trump Presidency

Posted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:38 am
by Samanfur
KevS wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:27 pm
*Affixes tinfoil hat at rakish angke*

I've had a theory since he was elected that Trump being President actually reduces the chances of war. Not for any noble reasons, but just because the financial impact to the stock market would affect him.

Bolton was getting to eager for an actual dust up, and so...
That's what I heard, too (I forget who from, but it was on the BBC). As much as Trump likes sabre-rattling, he then likes to attempt to fix the problems he creates, in order to present himself as some sort of peacemaker.

Whereas Bolton just wanted to bomb Iran and Afghanistan.

Re: The Trump Presidency

Posted: Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:03 pm
by visage
Surely even the GOP cant ignore this?


Re: The Trump Presidency

Posted: Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:15 pm
by Boiler
Oh, I expect they can.

Re: The Trump Presidency

Posted: Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:23 pm
by The Weeping Angel
visage wrote:
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:03 pm
Surely even the GOP cant ignore this?

You don't know the GOP.