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“Quid Pro Quo”: Alternative Definitions (Jennifer Semple Siegel)

So 45 does not know the meaning of the “elitist” Quid Pro Quo. Through the magic of Wikipedia, one can find the official English meaning of the Latin term Quid pro quo, often used in the English lexicon as is. Unfortunately, 45 does not understand this. So, for simplicity’s sake, the term also refers to an exchange of goods or services, in which one transfer is contingent upon the other. For example, “Something for something.” “A favor for a favor.” “Give and take.” “Tit for tat.” “You scratch my back, and I’ll scratch yours.” “One hand washes the other.” This back and forth ought to be a simple concept for the transactional 45 to understand, although when he was just a businessman, he often ignored the quo, his part of the bargain. But that’s another story. 45 is now the President of the United States and should be beyond such tomfoolery. Apparently not. On July 25, 2019, the President attempted to engage in Quid pro quo with a foreign government to dig up dirt on a domestic politic…

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