The Great Trade war of 2018


#574

Oh, not at all. With all of the gains that I haven’t been making in the stock market, I’m sure that this Christmas I’ll spend more than ever, because that’s what you do when the stock market is tanking.

I think.


#575

Winning?


#576

We obviously need more tariffs.


#577

You know what brings down the trade deficit? A good old fashioned recession.


#578

The current president could have actually come in and been successful on our trade deficit if he hadn’t been a total ass about it. When you come in and insult everybody on the planet they’re gonna bow their neck.

He thinks he’s still dealing with small businesses like plumbers and electricians.


#579

I say let’s go with a full on Smoot-Hawley style and ramp this good thing into overdrive!


#580

Winning


#581

Surely there is an alternative use for rotting soybeans…are they not ethanol worthy?


#582

I’m sensing a trend.

https://www.ft.com/content/c94c1cb4-e0b2-11e8-a6e5-792428919cee


#583

Sometimes stupid has to hurt.


#584

Somehow, I can’t care.


#585

feature or bug?


#586

Whoops!


#587

Ben Sasse gets it:



#588

MAGA!

10charlie :wilted_flower:


#589

Thoughts and prayers.


#590

The reap what they’ve sown. I’m feeling less and less bad for these people. This is what they asked for. And now they’re getting what they wanted.


#591

Prediction: Trump will take it and tell us it was the best deal ever.


#592

Really smart timing by the Chinese.


#593

The administration is too inept to give money away,