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The Trump doctrine: Speak loudly and keep 'em guessing about the stick

The Trump doctrine: Speak loudly and keep 'em guessing about the stick

During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump sidestepped questions on everything from the use of nuclear weapons to increases in the debt ceiling by insisting that it would be foolish for him to tell his adversaries what he might do in a given situation. America's leaders are too predictable, he said in a whole host of contexts, and that made them terrible negotiators. Some critics thought this was just a thinly veiled ruse for declining to answer questions for which he had no intelligible answers, and it may well have been. But now that Mr. Trump is president-elect, we're starting to see the extent to which opacity of motive is actually his strategy for governance.

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