“China has total respect for Donald Trump and for Donald Trump's very, very large brain," the president said last fall. His nascent trade war with China is a reminder that some things for the president are always personal. My column today
.: The president doesn’t have a sophisticated trade strategy any more than he has a thoughtful immigration strategy or a wily political strategy. What he has are resentments
As China and the U.S. dig in for what may become a protracted and possibly very painful trade war, a lot of time is being wasted trying to divine whether President Trump has a strategy. (Spoiler: He doesn't)