SMARTEST. PRESIDENT. EVER.
No doubt the defenders of the Left (*cough* Ezra Klein *cough*) will say that it's impossible to understand this reference because it was 200 years old. Or a hundred. Or ten. Or two. YOU HATER!!!!!
Observe the collapse of the Progressive Sense of Self, and the collapse of their (self derived) sense that They Should Rule Us Because IVYLEAGUECOMPETENCE!!!!!
Their tears are sweet. Don't forget to rub this in to your Progressive acquaintances. And ask them to explain that whole "Smart Diplomacy" thing.
Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.
- Sun Tsu