Trump's world imploding

Several years, ago I had the option to enter in to a masters program at Royal Roads University.

I was super excited. It wasn’t because I love academia; most people who know me understand that is the case.

It wasn’t even because I would get to visit the home of the X-Men.

It was simply because at the end of the course I would get an official title (at least once I word-smithed it a bit) of a master of disaster.

That wasn’t quite what the academic world called it, but my marketing brain works differently.

In the end, I had no time to enter a serious degree program and so I was left to create my own disasters one at a time in order that I could earn the distinction my way. 

Don’t get me wrong; there is an element of disaster in almost anything good. I wanted to do things so good that there was some mopping up to do - hence the title. 

In a similar manner, U.S. president Donald Trump has said on many occasions that he is the best person he knows to run America.

  • He is the most intelligent.
  • He is the best at negotiating.
  • He is a genius when it comes to economics.

So why are the wheels falling off the White House wagon?

Because it is build on a foundation of lies. 

In a so called effort to drain the swamp, we are left with no water and whole pile of muddy looking creatures with no way to get out.

The fence is closing in around them, however. 

The only thing that I believe Trump knew how to do was speak to an element of society that lives for reality TV.

He presented shallow, ill researched opinions on direction for the country. What was clever was speaking in a language that reality TV viewers loved.

Brighter people knew, however, that what was happening was not good. 

The fourth surprise of the day just happened with an FBI raid on a former Trump tax adviser. Good, bad or indifferent, I have said before that this much bad stuff does not happen to good people. 

Mark my words and watch what happens in the coming months and early next year. 

The epilogue to the TV show is being written as we speak.


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Mark has been an entrepreneur for over forty years. His experience spans many commercial sectors and aspects of business. He was one of the youngest people to be appointed as a Fellow of the prestigious Institute of Sales and Marketing Management before he left the UK in 1988.

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