Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Trump-ets of the apocalypse part III: assumption is the mother of all mess-ups

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Friday 20 January 17

On the day he is sworn in as president of the U.S., Trump's telco policies are still anyone's guess.

Never assume, because when you assume, you make an ass of 'u' and 'me'. This well-known witticism aptly serves as one lesson to be learned from Trump's ascent to the most powerful political office on Earth. Despite every assumption to the contrary, he will be sworn in today as the 45th president of the United States at an inauguration ceremony in Washington D.C. Just let that thought sink in for a bit... Many assumed that someone like Trump, who ran an election campaign the way Trump did, would easily lose November's election. Many also assume that when Trump talked of deregulation on the campaign trail, that he meant it. Certainly his cabinet picks – several of whom have been openly hostile in the past to the departments they now lead &ndash…

Never assume, because when you assume, you make an ass of 'u' and 'me'. This well-known witticism aptly serves as one lesson to be learned from Trump's ascent to the most powerful political office on Earth. Despite every assumption to the contrary, he will be sworn in today as the 45th president of the United States at an inauguration ceremony in Washington D.C. Just let that thought sink in for a bit... Many assumed that someone like Trump, who ran an election campaign the way Trump did, would easily lose November's election. Many also assume that when Trump talked of deregulation on the campaign trail, that he meant it. Certainly his cabinet picks – several of whom have been openly hostile in the past to the departments they now lead &ndash…

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