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Quote of the Day: Don the Con Shoots Himself in the Foot

2017-09-22

As quoted in the New York Times today:

“Trump shot himself in the foot with his unabashedly undiplomatic United Nations General Assembly speech,” said Lee Sung-yoon, a Korea expert at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. “By threatening to totally destroy North Korea, he created the impression around the world that it is actually the United States — instead of North Korea — that’s motivated by aggression. In effect, Trump gave Kim Jong-un a freebie for another major provocation. Kim will oblige, and claim that it was in ‘self-defense’ against Trump’s unnerving threats.”

Since the revelations about the meeting between Natalia Veselnitskaya and Donald Trump Jr., evidence of the Trump campaign’s violations of the laws against accepting help from foreign governments has only mounted.  Let’s hope Don the Con has a leg to stand on when he’s in the White House.

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