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France blasts ‘incoherent’ Trump after G7 fiasco – POLITICO

‘Let us be serious and worthy of our people,’ Emmanuel Macron’s office says. France pledged on Sunday to stand by the G7 summit statement disowned by Donald Trump and took a swipe at the U.S. president by declaring that international cooperation could not depend on “fits of anger” or “little words.” Apparently …

President Trump Still Way Too Lazy to Do His Job

News reports continue to convey the president’s aversion to presidenting. Donald Trump possessed less relevant experience and subject expertise for the job of president than any person ever elected to the job. Those deficits can be offset, to a degree, with dogged study and hard work. But rather than make …

And the Trade War Came – The New York Times

Tariffs: A bad idea whose time has come. Donald Trump got within striking distance of the White House — or, more precisely, Comey-and-Putin range — thanks to overwhelming support from white working-class voters. These voters trusted his promise to bring back good manufacturing jobs while disbelieving his much more credible …