If Australia calls, would Trump answer? Would the politicization of alliances among the American people allow a future president to answer?
Perhaps Trump, whose career has been spent dealing with (and threatening) corrupt city officials, the mobsters who controlled the backstreets of Queens, and Russian oligarchs flush with stolen money who populate his condos, has just the right mix of skills to outfox Kim.
No deal — particularly when it involves nuclear weapons — is better than a foolish one. And that describes where things were heading as the meeting began.