US Politics

Trump’s presidency is pure farce

BY David Waywell   /  9 October 2019

As criticism mounted around his unprincipled decision to remove troops for Northern Syria on Monday, Donald Trump tweeted out about his “great and unmatched wisdom”. It was so typical of Trump; unbound egotism but also a touch of self-awareness. Was he trolling his antagonists? Or does he genuinely believe in his own powers? The answer is immaterial since both lead to the same conclusion: this isn’t an American tragedy we’re witnessing but, rather, the unfolding of the great American farce.


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