posted by BoatShoes
Donald Trump deserves a lot of credit - ultimately - by being the first President who has shown a willingness to save "Fuck You" to the current world order. Like the amateur who sits down at the Poker Table and is such a wild card with a big stack of chips that you have no idea what they're going to do and the rest of the players at the table - including other wild cards with smaller stacks of chips - react accordingly.
while I think he has embarrassed the United States and diminished our ultimate power and influence projection in the world - I would much rather have a world with less U.S. influence and more prosperity and peace.
If this North Korea thing gets done, he gets more from Iran do to his threats to pull out (the Iran Deal being ultimately the model for a North Korean deal), and tax reform holds - I think he'll go down as one of our great Presidents even if he loses in 2020 - sort of like how Winston Churchill lost (but I don't see who the Dem candidate is who can beat him even at this stage).