After the President of the United States leaves office, he will join the secret”fraternity”, but Trump is an exception
The US election seems to be dusty Settled.
When Biden was very proud, the media exposed photos of Trump’s white head overnight.
Frustrated in the game of power It is inevitable.
However, Trump’s troubles are not just about losing the presidency.
An embarrassing fact is that after he”retires”, he is likely to be rejected by the Presidential Club.
This matter is enough to make him lose the last bit of face.
After all, joining the”Presidents Club” is the”political treatment” that almost every outgoing president will enjoy.
▲ From left to right:Former US President George W. Bush, Obama, Bush Jr., Clinton, Carter
Moreover, members of this club can continue to play a huge role in the political situation of the United States. Influence.
What is the origin of this mysterious club?
What did Trump do to make him strongly rejected by the club?
In the United States, after the president resigns, he will enter a secret club-President’s Club. It is an alliance formed by the current president and the former president.
Every member here has controlled the highest authority of the United States of America.
When the new president takes office, most of them will humbly ask the”old generations” here for their experience.
When the country encounters a major crisis, club members will also give pointers to the president.
Any political model, in the final analysis, must be implemented by people.
Through the influence on the current president, these outgoing old presidents continue to influence the supreme decision-making of the United States.
▲ With the death of Bush Sr., the Club of Former Presidents The only members left are Carter, Clinton, Bush Jr. and Obama
They are also called”shadow presidents””.
The presidential club, even if they retreat from the throne, they will not be out of the game of power.
This mysterious club was also nicknamed privately by the public:the”Brotherhood”, the highest authority in the United States.
So, who created this club?
This started with Eisenhower’s election as President of the United States in 1953.
▲ Dwight David Eisenhower, 34th The President of the United States (1953—1961)
When Eisenhower came to the throne, the United States was facing an unprecedented crisis.
On one side is the eye of the Soviet Union from the Red Empire, on the other is the quagmire of the Korean War.
The domestic administrative and economic problems are also surging.
However, Eisenhower felt unable to start.
This is not because of his personal ability, but because of the US Determined by the political system.
The president of the United States is elected. Before he becomes president, he can be a soldier, businessman, or farmer…
A person without rich political experience, as long as he wins the election, he can Become the leader of the world’s most powerful country.
The shortcomings of this system are:
If you don’t have enough experience, how can you quickly start your work after being elected?
Eisenhower has been serving in the army since graduating from the military academy. He won elections by virtue of people’s worship of heroes and was not proficient in politics.
▲ Eisenhower (left one)
While Eisenhower was worried, someone extended an olive branch to him.
That is Hoover and Truman.
▲ Herbert Clark Hoover, No. 31 presidents (1929-1933)
These two are both former presidents of the United States.
Moreover, the so-called”comrades are enemies”, these two people who have served as presidents are not pleasing to each other’s eyes.
However, when the United States was facing a crisis, they voluntarily settled with each other.
Hoover and Truman stood up together to help Eisenhower.
Especially Truman, he was Eisenhower’s predecessor, and the Korean War was started in his hands.
▲ Truman, the 33rd President of the United States (1945—1953 )
Although his decision-making has plunged the United States into the quagmire of war, compared with the new Eisenhower, he has a lot of information and can give a lot of reference and suggestions.
Hoover was familiar with the reform of the administrative structure, which helped Eisenhower a lot.
Under Hoover’s planning and staff, the president has more control over the executive branch.
Regardless of the suspicions before, Eisenhower is full of gratitude after this time together.
In 1957, Eisenhower made a major decision.
He passed a bill of Congress to make the President’s Club a system.
The members of the President’s Club not only enjoy pensions and allowances, but also have office space.
This is not purely reciprocal, but for the sound development of American politics.
From then on, every new president can get the experience of the former president.
Even if they come from different political parties, they have been torn apart by their political views, but as president, they have the same goal:
maintain the national interests of the United States.
For this common goal, the President’s Club has operated very smoothly in the following decades.
After President Kennedy was assassinated, the United States almost fell into chaos.
▲ Before President Kennedy was assassinated
Fortunately, several former presidents stepped forward in time to help Vice President Johnson deal with the complicated situation.
At that time, Eisenhower rushed to the White House overnight to advise Johnson. Truman also actively made suggestions.
When dealing with the Vietnam War, Eisenhower played the role of teacher again.
Johnson once said gratefully that Eisenhower was his”best chief of staff.”
This kind of mutual assistance between the presidents has gradually become a tradition in American politics.
The outgoing president will become a member of the club, and it has become an unwritten rule.
They become”shadow presidents” through the club and continue to participate in the country’s political affairs.
Until a person appears, breaking this rule.
That is Trump.
According to the British”Daily Mail” After Trump resigns from the end of his tenure as President of the United States, he will not be included in the”Former President of the United States” club.
The President’s Club has an unspoken rule, all members tacitly:
Don’t insult your predecessor.
No matter what disputes you have had before, you must show your due tolerance after becoming president. You can criticize your predecessor’s policies with justification and evidence, but you cannot attack and insult.
As the saying goes,”Being a person and staying on the sidelines will make you meet in the future.”
Trump dismissed it.
Trump’s “big mouth” is well known, and he “discriminates” in terms of nonsense.
The former presidents, without exception, could not escape his complaints and attacks.
He offended almost all living former presidents.
The indiscriminate bombing of Obama is no longer necessary.
▲ Visit the White House after Trump’s 2016 election
On Twitter, Trump retweeted the tweet, alluding to the unusual relationship between Clinton and Epstein.
Epstein is a notorious pedophile, and the cause of death is also very bizarre. Trump’s implication is no different from Clinton’s involvement in planning Epstein’s death.
How could this not make Clinton furious?
As for the Bush who was not attracted by Trump, of course he did not escape Trump. Bombing:
“The invasion of Iraq is the worst decision ever!”
Even the”good old man” Carter was ruthlessly attacked by Trump Taunt:”He is a good man, but he is a bad president.”
▲ Jimmy Carter, the 39th President of the United States (1977-1981)
Clinton once said:”The former president is an asset and an asset that the current president can use.”
In Trump’s eyes, this is not the case at all. .
If you use one sentence to describe Trump’s state of mind, the most vivid one might be:“Everyone here is rubbish!”
He once publicly threatened:”The White House is a garbage dump!”
During his four years as president, he has never sought advice or help from former presidents.
For American politics, Trump is an alien.
Even even the most extreme politicians, they are ascending to the president of the United States After the throne, he will also restrain his temper. Even if it is a disguise, you must pretend to respect the predecessors.
Because this is another rule in the Game of Thrones:
For political opponents, even if they no longer approve them, they must be respected. This is what a big man should be.
Trump, however, is like the man named Bi Mawen who has taken the throne of the Jade Emperor to heaven, doing whatever he wants.
He smashed all the rules and did not show any face to the heavenly gods.
This is doomed, he will be rejected by”the gods of heaven”.
For the members of the President’s Club, they are not willing to have any dealings with Trump, let alone cultivate personal relationships.
Even Bush Jr., who belongs to the Republican, also hates Trump.
▲ In December 2018, the funeral of the elder Bush
The book”Team of Five:The President’s Club in the Trump Era” thoroughly exposes the contradiction between Trump and the former president.
After Trump resigns, he will be rejected by the club, almost Stuck on the board.
What is surprising is Trump’s attitude towards this matter:
He not only doesn’t care, but is proud of it.
In his eyes, there is just a place where some political elites gather together, and it is not worth joining with them.
This really has the smell of Monkey King rebelling against the heavens.
However, this kind of reckless spirit is a romantic heroism for individuals; it is a great disaster for the country.
What’s even more frightening is that the”arrogant” Trump has won the support of many lower-level voters.
Even when the defeat was a foregone conclusion, some people still took to the streets to demonstrate for him.
For the United States, this may really be an era of tearing.
The lighthouse in the beautiful country is indeed not very bright. Text/Gu Jingyan