Klobuchar suggests being hard on staff makes her the right person to deal with Putin

Klobuchar suggests being hard on staff makes her the right person to deal with Putin
Sen. Klobuchar announces for president. CSPAN video

[Ed. – Well, sure. Come to think of it, being kind of zany and a born showman make Trump the right person to deal with Kim Jong-Un.]

Klobuchar cast the reports of staff mistreatment as a positive for her ability to operative on the international stage as president, namely when dealing with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

“If you are a boss, you have to have high standards, and that is what I have always had. And that doesn’t mean it’s a popularity contest all the time,” she said. “And so I’ve had high standards for myself, high standards for our staff, and mostly I’m going to have high standards for the country.”

She added: “One can always do better, and that means you want to be sure that you are listening to people if they felt that something was unfair, or they felt bad about something. But I still think that you have to demand good product. When you’re out there on the world stage and dealing with people like Vladimir Putin, yeah, you want someone who’s tough. …”

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