Acquaintances who are not as disturbed by the 2017 White House inhabitant say that he is a negotiator*. Hence his pronouncements should be seen as opening positions in an ongoing negotiation.
We have reports that on a “make nice again” call with the Mexican President, he threatened to send American troops in to help clean up the “bad hombres”.
This is his opening position? What does he want?
My guess is, either he was just reacting petulantly to some perceived slight, or else he is laying the groundwork for why we need to take over Mexico as a US colony.
* This is problematic because the world need not be a zero sum game.