…never mind say it out loud?
During a speech to donors in New Orleans, Louisiana a few days ago, Donald Trump actually, really, honest-to-goodness said that maybe the U.S. could trick Moscow and Beijing into fighting each other by disguising its F-22 fighter jets with Chinese flags “and bomb the shit out” out of Russia! “And then we say, China did it, we didn’t do, China did it, and then they start fighting with each other and we sit back and watch.”
Oooh, good plan!
Was Trump joking? I hope he was joking, but the scary part is that it’s impossible to tell, and anyway, it doesn’t matter. No serious statesman, public figure or potential elected official should “float” a crack-brained idea like that, as a joke or otherwise.
I bet I could write another thousand words explaining what is wrong with Trump making such an irresponsible statement, particularly at this time, but I respect the readers here too much to feel I have to.