[Ads-l] Two tried and true QOTY candidates from the battlefront on trade

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 27 07:57:51 EDT 2018


I posted the "stupid" quote, than which no trade war QOTY can be greater,
back when it was first reported.

Now I have to go and do more stupid.

JL

On Thu, Jul 26, 2018 at 10:25 PM Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
wrote:

> We probably have these in the files, but I was just reminded of them...
>
> “Trade wars are and easy to win”
> —Donald J Trump, March 2, promising exciting new tariffs
>
> https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/02/trump-trade-wars-are-good-and-easy-to-win.html
>
> “We can also do stupid”
> —EU commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, March 9, re possible
> retaliation
>
> thehill.com/policy/international/377568-eu-official-on-responding-to-trump-tariffs-we-can-also-do-stupid
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