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Why Liberals are Freaking Out Over Trump Missing PDBs

Jeff Dunetz
Written by Jeff Dunetz

The left is having a cow because President-Elect Trump chooses not to get the President’s Daily Briefings (PDB) every day. The truth is they their freak-out has nothing to do with the PDB, or even the fact that he beat their corrupt nominee to win the election. Donald Trump scares the hell out of liberals.

The liberals say that because the doesn’t get the PDB daily the PEOTUS was proving he will be unprepared for the presidency, some add the President-Elect’s Sunday comment to Chris Wallace demonstrated extreme hubris:

“I get it when I need it, I’m, like, a smart person…I don’t have to be told the same thing in the same words every single day for the next eight years.”

But Trump wasn’t exhibiting the kind of hubris seen in Shakespearian tragedy. Having spent much of my adult life in major corporations such as Interpublic, Disney and Viacom, the President-Elect’s statement was recognizable immediately. Perhaps because many of Trump’s critics on this issue are either lifelong politicians or broadcasters, who have only set foot in major corporate offices for things like requesting campaign donations, or news interviews they didn’t recognize why Trump answering that way. After all, these are people who never had to deal with the extreme real-world pressure of delivering the EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes and amortization) promised to stockholders

The President-Elect’s answer was similar to what would come from the mouth of a quality CEO of any major corporation, “Come back when you have something new.” And I wouldn’t worry, because as this type of Manager the first time someone doesn’t come back when there’s something new, Trump will (using the technical b-school jarg…

Read the rest of the story at Jeff Dunetz’s blog The Lid

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About the author

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff is a Journalist, Blogger and one of the rare Jewish conservatives in a sea of north east liberal Jews (Thanksgiving dinner is a real pip). Jeff was honored with the 2014 Not For Profit Blogger of the Year award by the National Blogger's Club, is editor/publisher of The Lid (Lidblog.com), contributing reporter at MRCTV.org and Political Columnist for the newspaper, The Jewish Star.

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