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[*] Post 507415 posted on 28-4-2017 at 15:38 Reply With Quote
Trump now admits he wasn't ready to be President



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Donald Trump spent a great portion of 2016 insisting that being president would be easy — at least for him. HuffPost compiled a number of examples of him dismissing the problems that accompany the job as being easily dispatched. Building a wall on the border with Mexico is easy. Beating Hillary Clinton would be easy. Renegotiating the Iran deal would be easy. Paying down the national debt would be easy. Acting presidential? Easy.
To a reporter from Reuters this week, though, Trump had a slightly different assessment of the presidency.
“I love my previous life. I had so many things going. This is more work than in my previous life,” Trump said. “I thought it would be easier. I thought it was more of a … I’m a details-oriented person. I think you’d say that, but I do miss my old life. I like to work so that’s not a problem but this is actually more work.”
It wasn’t the first time that Trump copped to the job being trickier than he anticipated. In November, NBC News reported that Trump had told former House speaker Newt Gingrich that “This is really a bigger job than I thought.” (Gingrich’s response? “…good. He should think that.”) Then there are individual issues. “Nobody knew health care could be so complicated,” he said at one point. At another, he revealed that it took a conversation with the president of China to realize that the situation on the Korean peninsula was “not so easy.”..



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[*] Post 507417 posted on 28-4-2017 at 17:15 Reply With Quote


A great many jobs in the real world are learned by this entity called "on the job training", i. e., no amount of formal education prepares you completely for what lies ahead--just ask any doctor about that. In the world of medicine opening up a "practice" means just that, literally. Docs learn as they go along. Heaven help you if you contract a rare disease that a doc never saw before. Referring a patient to a specialist is high on the list of why such a referral occurs, i. e., you're in the realm of "specialized knowledge" that the primary care doc has little experience with/knowledge of.
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