Trump Doesn’t Understand The Meaning Of Reckless

When a guy has millions and billions to play with and a pool of lawyer sharks at his disposal, playing at real-estate monopoly is for the player relatively tame as compare to trying to play a reckless game of nuclear Russian — Chinese — you name it — roulette.

In the first instance, all a guy has to lose is a couple of hundred million bucks that only brings him publicity of a kind that helps build his notoriety, thus increasing the value of his brand. Yes, this would seem to be upside-down logic. Yet out of his clumsy salesmanship ways, after a few money-losing disasters, it dawned on the Donald that there was even a way to cash in on his impetuous stupidity.

And so his real business — branding his name — was born. Unfortunately when he steps into the international arena heavy with world ending nuclear weapons, reckless impetuosity comes with the ultimate price tag — you bet your and everyone else’s life. To say that Trump is out of his depth as president is like saying he is a modest man of an impeccably gracious character.

Trump is by nature a restless bull in a china shop. He snorts and paws and goes wildly charging off at the first sign of a red (unflattering tweet) cape. Sure the rest of the world will likely be terrified at what he might do next, and of course he will see that as great leadership and manly boldness on his part. But then again, he may panic others into unleashing a chain of events that cannot be stopped — end game, world and humanity over. Happy coming inauguration day, everyone!

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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