Every business needs ethics and Donald Trump has none. The very fact that being an American and non repentance of the atom bombing in Hiroshima Nagasaki shows how insensitive the entrepreneur can get. And that insensitivity showed in his businesses too.
However, that is a different topic altogether.
Digging his own grave
Given the success of President Barack Obama as the one propagating peace and sanctity, Donald Trump can never reach that pinnacle. Barack Obam flew to Japan's historical cities Hiroshima and Nagasaki to pay his respects for the victims of the atom bomb attacks.
A gesture very few national leaders would have made to show that they truely believe in peace.
Being the first sitting US President to visit Hiroshima since the end of World War II, Barack Obama set an example for the world.
He said, "Seventy-one years ago, on a bright cloudless morning, death fell from the sky and the world was changed. A flash of light and a wall of fire destroyed a city and demonstrated that mankind possessed the means to destroy itself.
Why do we come to this place, to Hiroshima? We come to ponder a terrible force unleashed in a not-so-distant past. We come to mourn the dead, including over 100,000 Japanese men, women and children, thousands of Koreans, a dozen Americans held prisoner.
Their souls speak to us. They ask us to look inward, to take stock of who we are and what we might become."
Although there was no formal apology from Obama, the intentions were clear.
On the contrary, Trump invoked the 1941 Pearl Harbor attack, which was the site of the world's first atomic bombing. Criticizing Obama for his 'apology' in Hiroshima, Trump wrote on Twitter, "Does President Obama ever discuss the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor while he's in Japan? Thousands of American lives lost. #MDW."
The idea was misconstrued
The fact that Obama had gone to mourn the killing of a Japanese woman by a former US marine was entirely lost somewhere in the debate.
Obama had said, "The U.S. will continue to cooperate fully" and will continue to ensure "justice is done under the Japanese legal system."
Speaking of the decadence of war and regretting the reason behind the warring heads of the US and Japan, Obama criticized the colonial motivations that put Japan on the war path with the US in the first place.
"The war grew out of the same base instinct for domination or conquest that had caused conflicts among the simplest tribes, an old pattern amplified by new capabilities and without new constraints," Obama said.
Warning of human's ability to destroy themselves with nuclear weapons, Obama said, "We must have the courage to escape the logic of fear and pursue a world without them."
Unaware of the intentions behind the speech, Trump remarks about the close relation between the US and Japan, rebuilt over the past three-plus decades. He further added that Japanese - along with countries like Mexico, China, and South Korea - have unfairly benefited from globalization to America's detriment.
To add icing to the cake was the accusation that Japan was responsible for deliberately weakening its currency to stimulate exports.
He also hinted at ending the decades-long strategic agreement between the two countries.
Now to the Trump (mis)adventures
When ending the foreign relations between US and Japan comes, one is reminded of similar such misadventures by Trump in his business. Some of them being the Trump new media, the Trump Network, Trump on the Ocean, The New Jersey Generals, Trump Ice, Trump University, Trump Mortgage, Trump Vodka, Trump Airlines, GoTrump.com, Trump Steaks, and many more. These agencies were brought down due to sheer mismanagement, lack of planning and business outlook.
Having said that, how ending the US-Japan foreign ties over a historical event stands a strong chance of being appreciated is waited to be seen.