I'm on the other, "older" side of the Atlantic and I can assure you he comes across as a complete turnip saying that. But I guess that doesn't really matter in the MAGAverse/3D checkers world. You do realize that every blunder which may occur will expose him to ridicule because of a remark that he needn't have made?
And I'm puzzled by your explanation of his "strategery". Perhaps you can give other historical examples by other politicians.
God help the man if he stumbles on a photo op or does a Bush and heads to the wrong door way after a press conference.
Blimey, I never thought I'd witness a Monty Pythonesque sketch of the Presidency as reality.