Wednesday August 5, 2020

Troll Trump’s bridge too far

His Twitter attacks on MSNBC co-hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough and the subsequent coverage has diverted attention from Trump’s inability to tackle healthcare, his impending meeting with Putin, and a foreign policy that threatens to plunge diplomacy into crisis

2nd July, 2017
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Jared Kushner leaving after a press conference last week with South Korean president Moon Jae-in and Trump

It’s Groundhog Day in Washington, lived in dog years, as frazzled White House aides struggle to defend another barrage of indefensible tweets by US president Donald Trump, while the media splutters in impotent outrage, and most of the country looks on askance at the latest storm plays out. But even for Trump loyalists, the US president’s Twitter attacks on MSNBC co-hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough were a bridge too far.

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