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Trump needs more yes-men. There is an irony that exists. I would assume that the qualities of…

Trump needs more yes-men. There is an irony that exists. I would assume that the qualities of confidence, type A work ethic, and the quality of being a maverick helped him in the selection process of the people that surround him. The very reasons he made his picks were on qualities that reflected his own qualities. Yet, that doesn't produce a yes-man or yes-woman. Those qualities are direct opposite of what you would find in a yes-man or yes-woman. As his maverick picks disagree with him on policy, they are shown the door. Apparently, it is his way or the highway. President Trump, hire you a few yes-people. That way, you won't end up getting rid of them when they disagree with some of your questionable ideas. Just ask Gary Cohn... https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/07/wall-street-should-be-afraid-of-what-trump-does-after-cohns-departure.html

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  • BobBrooks

    Mar 7, 2018

    Trump needs more yes-men. There is an irony that exists. I would assume that the qualities of confidence, type A work ethic, and the quality of being a maverick helped him in the selection process of the people that surround him. The very reasons he made his picks were on qualities that reflected his own qualities. Yet, that doesn't produce a yes-man or yes-woman. Those qualities are direct opposite of what you would find in a yes-man or yes-woman. As his maverick picks disagree with him on policy, they are shown the door. Apparently, it is his way or the highway. President Trump, hire you a few yes-people. That way, you won't end up getting rid of them when they disagree with some of your questionable ideas. Just ask Gary Cohn... https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/07/wall-street-should-be-afraid-of-what-trump-does-after-cohns-departure.html

  • SarahJones

    Mar 7, 2018

    In order to see the whole picture, you need perspective. He lacks that, that is why he needs no-men and no-women and no-people.

  • jmarkb

    Mar 7, 2018

    Sorry, but I can't give any credence to anything reported by or anyone associated with CNBC. Regardless of what Paul Ryan or any of the other Republicans say, America is getting the shaft by virtually every country with whom we have a trade agreement. So they threaten not to do business with the US if we impose tariffs - big deal, we import more than we export. And if we move all our manufacturing back to the US some countries economies will tank. Trump is right.

  • Liberty

    Mar 7, 2018

    For the past 4 administrations, the US has had some kind of "crisis of confidence"...that we are at the mercy of what other countries "feel" in addition to needing approval from the United Nations and the global economey. This inferiority complex was just that...a mirage. Like Trump or not, he's blown that inferiority complex to pieces.

  • atkinsww1

    Mar 7, 2018

    A strong leader prefers to hear opposing views and be challenged by his people. Nobody would confuse Trump with a strong leader.

  • BobBrooks

    Mar 8, 2018

    @jmarkb - There is no question that America is coming out on the short end of the stick. As a leader you can't arrogantly come across as he did and not expect repercussions. It is a lot more complex than that. Bear in mind that the last time that this happened was 1930 with the Smoot-Hartly act which drove us deeper into the Great Depression. I think that the problem is the consequences we can't see.

  • BobBrooks

    Mar 8, 2018

    @atkinsww1 - Even though there is good and bad with Trump - he is much better than the alternative.

  • BobBrooks

    Mar 8, 2018

    @Liberty - agreed once again, it is the good and the bad with Trump

  • jmarkb

    Mar 8, 2018

    Trump is a master of negotiations. He knows the "art of the deal" involves asking for much more than you really expect in order to get what you will accept. Everyone thinks he is so arrogant that he won't listen to his advisors but I think differently. What we are witnessing is not merely a man making decisions, he is a man appointed by God for this day and time. In the past God has used people we would not think would be the best for the job, but His purpose is much higher than ours. God used Cyrus, and Trump has been compared to Cyrus by some who have a deep understanding of the Bible and of prophesy. Would Peter have been your first choice to lead the first Christian Church? Would Paul have been your choice to spread the gospel and write most of the New Testament? Would you have approved the choice of David as king? Or Moses to lead the Israelites? God has chosen Trump, and that I am absolutely convinced of. It isn't about what he did in the past or has said or done in the present - it is about God choosing a man he can use for His purpose, and God doesn't make mistakes.

  • Bornagain

    Mar 8, 2018

    Brother you are observing these events through the prophetic word of the Lord. Could not agree more with you, just as the Lord chose Nebuchadnazer to show His glory to the kingdom of Babylon which was the "golden head" of all empires that ever existed. We are in one agreement, God chooses who he will bring to power to glorify His name only like He can do, miraculously. The way the country was being directed was not in the best interest of our families. Thank God Hillary did not win, worshiper of the occult.

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