13 Jun 2018 Trump-Kim Meeting a “Teensy Little Bite” – Temper the Speculation
It’s too early to assign too much to the initial meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. Appearing on the Fox Business Network’s “Cavuto Coast-to-Coast,” Project 21 Co-Chairman Stacy Washington compared it to a first date. She suggested a lot of people are reading too much into it, and expecting far more from a relationship that really hasn’t even begun.
Pointing out that the pundits are often ignoring the dynamics at play, she explained to host Neil Cavuto:
We’re talking about a dictatorship – a regime that literally still has gulags and things we haven’t heard of for almost a hundred years during the height of communism and all that. So I like to temper the expectations.
It’s not that I was looking for – you know – basically sex on the first date. They just met. This is the first time looking each other in the eye. Now that they’ve established just the initial first teensy little bite – where they can actually have a relationship, Neil, now we can have move forward cautiously and tentatively.
And I want to point out that everyone’s getting upset about President Trump saying that the exercises – the war games – are gonna be postponed or cancelled. They’re still on the schedule. Nothing has changed. So, if – 90 days from now – there’s a lot of drama going on, those war games will still happen.
So, I think, give President Trump a little credit. And also temper the cheerleading and just understand it was the bite.
While he was thrown off guard a bit by Stacy’s analogy, Cavuto still remarked, “That’s a very profound comment.”