The Rope-a-Dope was a tactic invented and used by boxing legend Mohammed Ali. It was a way of letting his boxing opponents wear themselves out and become greedy for a win and thus become careless. It was a great thing to watch, but scary if you had not seen it before.
You may now be seeing the same thing being used by President Donald Trump in the rush by the Democrats to score their bug gun control bill. The overstepped themselves on immigration, DACA, and the Dreamers. Is he letting them do the same thing again? Here is the story.
As Written and Reported By AWR Hawkins for Breitbart:
As President Trump spent time stacking gun bill upon gun bill Wednesday, it was impossible to avoid thinking he might be setting up the Democrats via a gun control “rope-a-dope.”
For those too young to remember, the “rope-a-dope” was a tactic invented and used by Muhammad Ali. It was a way he made his opponents believe he had no fight left in him so that they, in return, would punch wildly and wear themselves out.
Ali would back up against the ropes, put up his guard, and let his opponent land blow after blow after blow. The opponent, in return, would grow confident of victory and risk recklessness. The unacquainted sports fan would watch in disbelief as the great Ali appeared close to going down while the seasoned Ali fan eagerly awaited the moment when Ali would drop the charade and beat his opponent into submission.
The moment would come at the height of the opponent’s confidence, which happened to coincide with the point where the opponent had spent his energy punching an Ali who really was not that tired after all. Ali would then grin, start punching again, and win the match…..
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