Trump’s switch and bait diversions hide the bigger truths from the electorate

Despite his protestations, the US president will be pleased with last week’s Supreme Court ruling on his finances, which effectively delays the results of any investigations until well after the November elections

12th July, 2020
Trump’s switch and bait diversions hide the bigger truths from the electorate
Donald Trump listens as Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks with members of the coronavirus task force during a briefing in April: Fauci has been effectively banned from making public appearances

US president Donald Trump’s response to two very different situations last week confirmed a hypothesis this reporter has had for a very long time. Trump claims to be losing when he’s actually winning – at least in the short term – and, conversely, he claims to be winning when he’s losing.

A clear example of the former is his apparent loss in the Supreme Court’s two rulings relating to...

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