He’s not fond of Canada’s leader or the leaders of the U.K., Germany, or France. But in Putin and Erdogan and Duterte and Xi — and Kim — he finds strong men he can do business with. Has he been played? Let’s hope not. But . . .
. . . Despite replete evidence that he was swindled, Trump said during a Fox News interview, “I made a deal with [Kim Jong Un]. I shook hands with him. I really believe he means it.” The problem with a raging narcissist is that he must deny reality in order to avoid embarrassment. . . .
Putin, through Trump, has ended the American century. And the Republicans in Congress — who once called him a pathological liar — simply cower.
Not the sort of July 4th one would have wished for. (But have a great one.)
Cry, the beloved country.
Too dark? Stop Mourning, Democrats, writes Joe Scarborough. Organize for November and begin to fix this mess.