Friday, February 10, 2017

Spelunking

I wouldn't have pictured Trump as a spelunker, but he just caved big time to China. Kevin Drum has a chronicle:

Behold the greatest negotiator our nation has ever seen:

President Donald J. Trump and President Xi Jinping of China had a lengthy telephone conversation on Thursday evening. The two leaders discussed numerous topics and President Trump agreed, at the request of President Xi, to honor our "one China" policy.

Follow the link for the play by play.

UPDATE: (from NYT)

“Trump lost his first fight with Xi and he will be looked at as a paper tiger,” said an adviser to China’s State Council.