Saudi crown prince doing ‘spectacular job’: Trump

A friend who murders journalists – Loser Trump US President Donald Trump Saturday praised Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. “You have done a spectacular job,” Trump told the powerful crown prince, referring to him as “a friend of mine”. The young royal has faced international pressure after US-based dissident Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul last year.

Calling the French ‘turds’ shows Boris Johnson is the eternal spoilt 15-year-old | Stephen Moss


The would-be prime minister’s racist vulgarity is childish – and reveals the nostalgia for empire that underpinned Brexit

If you were seeking to be positive about the likely premiership of Boris Johnson – which is absolutely not my intention – you might liken him to one of his predecessors as foreign secretary and prime minister, Lord Palmerston, who dominated British politics in the 1850s and 60s and, for all his foibles (and sexual excesses), was much loved by the public.

The similarities in their worldviews are striking. Palmerston was popular because his politics were founded on foreigner-bashing. His vision of the world was simple: Britain had perfected the art of democracy and was entitled to impose its views on everyone else. As one historian has noted, the “ideological strand to Palmerston’s diplomacy … appealed to the aggressive national chauvinism that was such an important component of the mid-Victorian psyche”.

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Trevor Noah on Kamala Harris: ‘She bussed Biden right out of the debate’


Late night was chockful of fresh jokes from last night’s Democratic debate, with many of the shows broadcasting live

Late-night hosts focused on the second night of the Democratic debate, discussing Kamala Harris’s comments about Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders’ decibel dominance.

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Megan Rapinoe Will Not Visit Donald Trump At The White House, She Cannot Make This Any Clearer

Megan Rapinoe does not want to go to the White House. Megan Rapinoe does not want to go to the White House if the U.S. Women’s National Team wins the World Cup, because Donald Trump is the president. She does not want to visit Donald Trump because of his record and statements on racial issues, gender issues, LGBTQ issues, immigration, sexual harassment, sexual assault—take your pick, or pick all of them: If there’s a marginalized group, the president has said or done something to degrade it, marginalize it further, or outright harm it. Megan Rapinoe disagrees with all of this, because she appears to be a decent human being, and doesn’t really want to hang out with Trump because of that. This seems pretty clear-cut.

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