How to make chicken salad out of chicken shit:
Such is Trump ´s self-imposed challenge.
Pro-Trump observers see him playing three-dimensional chess. As do chess masters, we see him playing zero-dimensional chess.
Sorry, Donald, nobody but nobody - not even Julia Child - ever won the chicken salad challenge.
The Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki is not the first time Trump betrayed America.
He gave aid and comfort to the enemy ISIS by escorting 3,000 of them to safety with their arms and families from Raqqa, Iraq, United States and its allies had completely surrounded. See out post "Donald Trump: Je T´Accuse" of December 1, 2017.
Putin uses over and over again the same strategy. And why not -- it works. The basic rules of chess are well known...
Control the center before attacking, pawns are the foundation of strategy, don´t check if not necessary, dominate as much territory as possible, avoid trading a developed piece for a not developed one, etc., They are all here, "101 Essential Chess Tips."
Read ´em and weep.