Thank-You Notes — Mr. Trump’s Correspondence
If Donald Trump is so rude, crude and arrogant in his tweets and in public, one wonders what kind of correspondence, personal letters and thank-you notes, he writes? Are we to take these quotes literally or figuratively?
–Arlene, Detroit, MI
About Mr. Trump and etiquette correspondence for presidents. We know that Ronald Reagan wrote extraordinarily kind and thoughtful notes. Apparently even his thank-you notes made the recipients feel special. These heartfelt notes were not merely penned to important celebrities but also to ordinary people like you and me.
- The way you treat people who are not rich or famous inevitably indicates how you manage your manners.
- Indeed, his biographer calls him "The Last Gentleman." As Jon Meacham points out in DESTINY AND POWER: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush, President Bush "garbled" his words, "His verbal exploits could be awkward and often confusing."