I wasn’t aware that the president had to get China’s permission to receive a telephone call.
Memphis Blues

That’s because he doesn’t.

But there’s a lot of space between needing permission and being strategic.

You don’t need anyone’s permission to do all sorts of things. Doesn’t mean they’re all smart.

Like what you read? Give Nicholas Grossman a round of applause.

From a quick cheer to a standing ovation, clap to show how much you enjoyed this story.