"I did not know that she was nasty"
What happened? For all those who secretly hoped for revenge between the United States and the United Kingdom, last week explained how such a fight could begin when President Trump decided that it would be wise to insult a member of the British royal family. .
What Really Has happened: Before his trip to the UK, President Trump granted an interview to the British newspaper The sun. There he was asked about the comments of the current Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, in 2016, where she criticized Trump during his presidential campaign. In response, I said"What can I say I did not know she was mean."
Faced with the potential humiliations of international diplomacy, the president has adopted a very deceptive course of action. On Twitter.
This claim was only a problem, and it was a major obstacle to overcome.
Without surprise, simply deny Something everybody could hear for themselves failed at to convince people. Strange, that. Trump's denial actually came after his re-election campaign recorded on his record the thing he had just denied, which is an impressive goal, all things considered.
Perhaps we are, however, too pedantic in our auditory devotion to the truth. Perhaps there is an explanation for the difference between what we can hear and what the president wants us to believe.
At least he does not have try and lighten later in the week and during the process, it is even more difficult to confuse people:
So … wait. If this is not a problem on Markle's part, why did we receive this unpleasant comment in the first place? Why did we go through all this again?
The takeaway sale: Of course, eleven people were publicly insulted by their wives, Prince Harry can not be expected to respond in a dignified manner to British royalty.
"He is a cold loser"
What happened? President's visit to UK could be worse after Markle's comments? Let's find out!
What Really Has happened: If only Meghan Markle had been the only interesting figure for the UK that Trump insulted last week. If only such, if you want, commotion had been the only kerfuffle. But of course not. it's President Donald Trump, after all. If he's known for one thing, it's-or rather, tweet what he's thinking, as misinformed as often quite incorrect. Even before the president arrived in the UK earlier this week, he was making waves with his comment.
This invective did not come out of nowhere; Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, had technically started with an editorial in The Guardian the day beforealthough both have summer publicly sparring since a while. (In response to Trump's tweet, Khan compared him at a childThese comments, however, were only the beginning of a week of curious statements by the president.
It's President Trump who announces that the British National Health Service would be be a part of to come up trade talks enter the country, an idea that had already been considered a third political rail by the British and the Americans. This was not a popular suggestion.
The idea that the president had literally no idea what he was talking about was, to a certain extent, saved later in the week when he was coming back to retract his remarks. Maybe someone more informed had offered polite advice.
Maybe we should attribute this to the time difference. Keep in mind that this trip has been planned around the anniversary of D-Daywhich really underscores how ill-intentioned they were, if not totally inconsiderate.
Of course, that's not how Trump prevented him from saying other things that did not suit him.
Oh, and about this interview with Normandy.
The takeaway sale: OK, all this was totally embarrassing for the Americans, but I'm sure we covered everything, right? It's not like there was anything else, right?
You can thank me when you want so much that it is now
What happened? If there is anything worse than taking two years to send disaster relief to a hurricane-ravaged area, it is imperative that everyone congratulate you.
What Really Has happened: Monday, the House of Representatives past a $ 19.1 billion disaster assistance bill after literally months of negotiations between Republicans and Democrats; the passage followed the previous passage of the bill in the Senate a few weeks ago, a fact that apparently been missed by President Trump.
Indeed, all that was necessary for the bill to become law was the signature of the president. And when I signed, Trump took credit for the whole thing.
Needless to say, the last request of the president's affection has not impressed people.
The takeaway sale: Let's move on to the unofficial American poet to summarize all this, are we going?
Some guys in Boston want a parade of pride
What happened? Spread, anyone who thinks that Black History Month should be followed by White History Month; there is more "But what about me?" people who want their moment in the sun, apparently.
What Really Has happened: Meanwhile, in Boston …
There is an obvious answer to the idea of Straight Pride, of course.
But perhaps we could opt for the less obvious.
Let's move on to Captain America to try to bring moral clarity to this, are we going?
Or maybe we should stop joking about the Boston parade apparently a front for an organization of the far right, who … is really somebody it surprised?
The takeaway sale: Smash Mouth does not approve.
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