The wisdom or folly of crashing our current system of government is a whole separate discussion. Trump, of course, really understands nothing about either the shutdown or the wall (or governance itself) and cares even less: his only imperative is his own “success,” or the perception thereof. In this current self-created crisis, he is unlikely to come out with anything that can reasonably be described as such.

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