Trump got himself into this shutdown mess because he is incompetent.
Self-proclaimed “stable genius” Donald Trump has negotiated himself into a corner with no obvious way out.
The leader of the free world has decided that the best way to get funding for his very stupid border wall is to pitch a hissy fit the likes of which have never been seen before. He now presides over the longest/dumbest government shutdown in the history of the republic with no end in sight.
The president fancies himself a master negotiator. Everyone who has ever negotiated with him before views him as