Morning Digestion – 8-27-19: TRUMP GIVES POLS, MEDIA WHIPLASH AT G-7. “SORRY, THAT’S HOW I NEGOTIATE.” VAPORS.

Trump hit for whipsaw back and forth on Iran, China’s Xi, tariffs. He shrugs. Reminds that’s his negotiating style. Sputtering ensues.

The List&links

TRUMP:His News Conference after G7 leaves reporters certain he just lies about everything.https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/sixty-eight-minutes-in-biarritz-a-glimpse-in-to-trumps-unorthodox-mind/2019/08/26/25a26f60-c823-11e9-8067-196d9f17af68_story.html
Trade war has farmers fuminghttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/27/us/politics/trump-farmers-china-trade.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

At G7 he’s all over the map. Xi, ordering companies out of China, etc.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/26/world/asia/trump-g7-meeting.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

He changes his tone on China and Iran…again.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/26/world/europe/g7-trump-china-trade-war.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=World%20News

Trump mocks Obama. He was outsmarted.https://www.politico.com/story/2019/08/26/trump-putin-obama-g7-1475439

He pushes next G7 at Doral. You get your own villa.https://www.politico.com/story/2019/08/26/trumo-miami-resort-doral-g7-1475356

Maybe I will meet with Iran.https://www.politico.com/story/2019/08/26/trump-meeting-iran-president-rouhani-1475232

Stocks see saw on back and forthhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/global-stocks-seesaw-on-trade-hopes-weak-economic-data-11566893279?mod=hp_lead_pos1

POLITICS: How medicare for all went from fringe to Democratic mainstream.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/27/magazine/medicare-for-all-democrats.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

New poll shows three way tie with Warren, Sanders, and Bidenhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/26/us/politics/monmouth-democratic-polls-2020.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

DeBlasio’s CNN town hall scores record lowhttps://nypost.com/2019/08/27/de-blasios-town-hall-a-ratings-disaster-for-cnn/

Bernie was cranky and rude to the staff at John’s Grill of Maltese Falcon fame.https://www.sfgate.com/politics/article/Cranky-Bernie-Sanders-San-Francisco-Johns-Grill-14378921.php

THE SWAMP:The trial of Greg Craig reveals what a mess DC law is.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/26/us/politics/gregory-craig-trial.html?action=click&module=News&pgtype=Homepage

DOJ nearing decision on whether to charge Andy McCabe. Wasn’t lying. Just confused.https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/justice-dept-could-be-nearing-decision-on-whether-to-charge-andrew-mccabe/2019/08/26/0e1a636c-c840-11e9-a1fe-ca46e8d573c0_story.html

SJW:NYC desegregation plan: close all advanced programs. Make everybody dumb.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/26/nyregion/gifted-programs-nyc-desegregation.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=New%20York

TECH:The first Amazon employees have yet to arrive, but Northern Va real estate is booming.https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/area-residents-not-amazon-newcomers-are-fueling-northern-virginia-real-estate-frenzy-agents-say/2019/08/26/a4cbff34-c514-11e9-9986-1fb3e4397be4_story.html

WTF:Now Taylor Swift is releasing diary entries and “journalists” are slobbering.https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/26/arts/music/taylor-swift-lover-journals.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=Music

Bedbug Brett Stephens gets all huffy over a professor’s tweethttps://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/08/27/bret-stephens-bedbug-david-karpf-twitter/

The NYT sent out a memo saying yeah we do have bedbugs.https://nypost.com/2019/08/26/new-york-times-sparks-social-media-jokes-over-bedbugs-memo/

Andrew Luck. Do the right thing.https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-wisdom-of-andrew-luck-retirement-11566735359?mod=trending_now_pos4

Wait. They’re revamping the La Brea tar pits? How do you do that?https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2019-08-26/la-brea-tar-pits-redesign-proposal-mammoth-los-angeles-architecture

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