And so it begins.
Before he started picking on “Rocket Man,” and the National Football League, President Donald Trump, the bully-in-chief, targeted his country’s closest trading partners.
They didn’t take the bait. Countries such as Canada, China, Germany, and Mexico have done an admirable job of (mostly) ignoring Trump’s threats to blow up trade agreements and violate commercial norms.
But there is only so much a politician can stand. Trump keeps begging for a trade war, and it now seems inevitable that he is going to get one.
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