The backlash from Trump’s Britain visit will be felt for years to come

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    Trump behaved like a fool, as usual.

    Opinion | The backlash from Trump’s Britain visit will be felt for years to come

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    Demonstrators march during a protest against President Trump in central London on July 13. (Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg News)

    President Trump’s catastrophic visit to Britain began with a political scandal of his own creation. In an interview with the Sun, a British tabloid, the U.S. president slammed the British prime minister, Theresa May, and supported her rival. He criticized her conduct of Brexit, the most contentious issue in British politics, and used inflammatory language about immigration, the second-most-contentious issue in British politics. The story appeared just as May was hosting a black-tie dinner for him at Blenheim Palace. Trump then took it all back, dismissing the journalists who had accurately reported his words as “fake news” and offering some flabby support for May. In response, the Sun published the full audio recording of the interview online — and loudly supported its original story with the front-page headline “FAKE SCHMOOZE.”

    The interview seemed like a diplomatic fumble. But it was not.
     
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    I certainly hope so.
     
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    More hysteria. The sky is falling and we're all gonna DIE!
     
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    The only real lesson here isn't Trump; he's just a regular guy refusing to be just another pressed, empty suit on a stage. The real lesson here is the remarkable consistency of how pliable and useful socialists are, whether they be the American Left puppets here at home, or the socialist clowns which dominate Europe. You wind them up and off they go.
     
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    Proof the far left religion is the most dangerous religion on the planet.
     
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    May is fucking over the British people by her half assed Brexit plans. The British want this immigration of Muslim permitted by the EU to stop. She is against Brexit so that will be fixed soon when the people throw her pedo-loving ass out of office.

    Hey Tommy, Tommy! Tommy, Tommy, Tommy, Tommy Robinson.
     
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    Trump is just another pressed suit. The guy is an idiot. Hopefully, the rest of the world will be willing to go back to normal adult dealings with us when our next president is chosen, like they did when Obama was inaugurated, being relieved that an adult was again in charge. I'm not sure how many times they will be willing to forgive our choice of a complete fool for president before they just work around the US. and concentrate on more reliable partners.
     
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    Notice all those protesters, protesting Trumps visit? Ever see a turn out like that in the US, over a visit from a British politician? Me either. Which goes to show that the US is far far more important to Britain, than Britain could ever be to the US. We set the tone, and we're at the head of the table. All others bask in our shadow. So they pretty much have to put up with whatever we do. We can afford to lose Britain as an ally,(not that we're in danger of doing so); they cannot however afford to lose us. That's just a fact.
     
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    Yes, because wrecking our alliance with our most important ally is a great idea.
     
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    Most important? Hmmm. What makes them Most important?
     
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