US President Donald Trump gives his first State of the Union address Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

唐纳德·特朗普是注定要失败的

伯克利——美国总统毫无疑问与以往不同。特朗普和前任的区别不仅仅在于性格和整体上的无知,而且在于他的决策方式。

首先,以比尔·克林顿为例,克林顿在1992年像特朗普一样,当选时并未获得绝大多数选民的支持。执政后,克林顿以财政刺激和医疗保健法案(这两者都不成功)来吸引左翼,同时用促增长的削减赤字法案来赢得中间派的关注。他通过签署《北美自由贸易协定》(NAFTA)来吸引中右派,该协议在其共和党前任执政期间就已经构想成熟;同时,他还签署了一份重大犯罪法案,同时再次任命保守派坚定分子格林斯潘担任美联储主席职务。

克林顿希望通过“三角”策略达到三个目的:制定有效解决国家问题的政策;说服那些没有支持他的选民他同样代表他们的利益;并同时保护好自己的支持者。

To continue reading, please log in or enter your email address.

To read this article from our archive, please log in or register now. After entering your email, you'll have access to two free articles from our archive every month. For unlimited access to Project Syndicate, subscribe now.

required

By proceeding, you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, which describes the personal data we collect and how we use it.

Log in

http://prosyn.org/kd5BnF7/zh;

Handpicked to read next

Cookies and Privacy

We use cookies to improve your experience on our website. To find out more, read our updated cookie policy and privacy policy.