[T]he Republican tycoon’s attempt to start a global trade war will fail, and the U.S. economy will suffer the most.
The NAFTA talks have been dominated to date by the obnoxious behavior of the American side — the strident demands for concessions without recompense, the threats, the whining in the media.
The 71-year-old CEO of Renaissance Capital, a large, secretive U.S. hedge fund, has become one of the most important names in politics.
Since before Trump officially took office in January, the contradictions and confusion between the public and private have been a personal trademark of his administration.
The problem he has is that the likelihood of success depends in part on presiding over an effective government.