Friday, August 11, 2017


Leaving aside the rather obvious issues, it of course never occurs to Trump that a bunch of people have just had their lives completely disrupted.

Nicholas Burns, the State Department's third-ranking official under Republican President George W. Bush, called Trump's comments "grotesque."

"If he was joking, he should know better," said Burns, now a professor at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. "If he wasn't, it's unprecedented. A president has never defended the expulsion of our diplomats."

The State Department has "horrified and rattled" by Trump’s remarks, said a veteran U.S. diplomat who has served in Russia, speaking on condition of anonymity.

Yes we already knew that Trump is a sociopathic narcissist and other people don't really exist to him, but...