Raymond, think like a businessman. Haven't you built a fortune by minimizing risk? Isn't that why you stacked Congress all these years, why you guided Garrett to the Oval and why you kept me on a whip? Walker is a junk bond quickly depreciating, whereas I can end the conflict with China and keep you in the black.
You can't promise better relations with China.
I wrecked them. I can repair them. Now let's work together, as we always intended to do.
When they put you in that box barely bigger than a coffin, remember how beautiful the music was tonight. It might give you some small degree of comfort.
Puccini's a downer. I prefer something much more optimistic.