Madman Theory

“What’s it like having your ex wife for a boss?”

“Well, I know lots of shit about her, and she knows lots of shit about me. So we never get into a fight, because we know how ugly it could be. Probably the best work relationship I’ve ever had, and I don’t even like her.”

“Sort of a cold war standoff kind of a thing?”

“Yeah, I guess.”

“Ever get tempted to try the madman theory? You know, just try to bluff her into thinking you’ve gone nutty. That you don’t care if she reveals anything about you, you’ll go ahead and reveal shit about her, and get her to pay you more or something?”

“No. I think if Nixon had spent ten years fucking Mao, he wouldn’t have even tried, you know?”

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