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.
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The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.~H. L. Mencken
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