2 thoughts on “Marie Antrumpette

  1. Brawny Man says:

    “Trump Ends PR Visit and it Began, A Showman Oblivious to the Destruction” (The St. Kitts & Nevis Observer 10/4/17) http://www.thestkittsnevisobserver.com/local-news/trump-ends-pr-visit-began-showman-oblivious-destruction/
    “Trump’s presidency is becoming increasingly irrelevant” By Robert Reich, a former U.S. Secretary of Labor, is professor of public policy at the University of California at Berkeley and the author of “Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few” http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-op-1004-reich-20171003-story.html
    “For hurricane-hit Puerto Rico, an insider’s guide to disaster management” by Peter Van Buren, a 24-year State Department veteran and author of “We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi.”

  2. The hand that takes says:

    Insider’s guide to disaster management: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-vanburen-disaster-commentary/commentary-for-hurricane-hit-puerto-rico-an-insiders-guide-to-disaster-management-idUSKCN1C805X
    Meanwhile: “On Tuesday night, President Donald Trump casually told Geraldo Rivera on Fox News that the United States would have to wipe out $75 billion in debt owed by Puerto Rico to bondholders around the world.
    Wall Street promptly freaked out, sending Puerto Rican bonds into a tailspin and leading the White House to move swiftly to clean up Trump’s seemingly offhand remarks.
    On Wednesday, the Trump administration indicated it has no current plans to take the unprecedented, politically dangerous and probably illegal step of wiping out the owners of Puerto Rico’s bonds in the wake of Hurricane Maria’s devastation. http://www.politico.com/story/2017/10/04/trump-puerto-rico-debt-white-house-response-243452
    The island’s general obligation bonds dropped from 56 cents on the dollar to just 36 cents early on Wednesday as investors tried to figure out exactly what the White House might actually do.

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