Top Military Officers Unload on Trump

According to those who worked with him, McMaster avoided giving the president a single consensus option, even when one existed. He has said that he always tried to give the president room to choose. After leaving the White House, he criticized others in the national-security community for taking a different approach, accusing them of withholding information in hopes of steering Trump in the direction they preferred.

Ah yes. The old project manager technique of "Always give the client three options: two horrible choices and a third one that is what you want to do and let the client think he decided on his own when he picks your route".

Problem with that technique is that it requires a client that is a) rational and b) sane.

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