A tale of two presidents

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Compare and contrast - from Don Surber:

Trump's trip vs. Obama's trip to China
President Trump visited China and walked away with a promise of a quarter-trillion dollars of Chinese investments in the United States, including $83.7 billion to rebuild the chemical industry in West Virginia.

It's the Art of the Deal. Invest in the USA, or peddle your ware elsewhere.

Compare that to amateur hour 14 months ago.

Don quotes from this article at The Guardian September 4th, 2016

China’s leaders have been accused of delivering a calculated diplomatic snub to Barack Obama after the US president was not provided with a staircase to leave his plane during his chaotic arrival in Hangzhou before the start of the G20.

Chinese authorities have rolled out the red carpet for leaders including India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, the South Korean president, Park Geun-hye, Brazil’s president, Michel Temer, and the British prime minister, Theresa May, who touched down on Sunday morning.

But the leader of the world’s largest economy, who is on his final tour of Asia, was forced to disembark from Air Force One through a little-used exit in the plane’s belly after no rolling staircase was provided when he landed in the eastern Chinese city on Saturday afternoon.

And this from CNN November 8th, 2017

Trump to become first foreign leader to dine in Forbidden City since founding of modern China
Donald Trump will receive an honor in Beijing not granted to any US President since the founding of the People's Republic of China: official dinner inside the Forbidden City.

That is what you call leadership - true leaders recognize it in other true leaders.

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