Donald Trump

“The worst cannot be ruled out”

JM Ashby
Written by JM Ashby

What do foreign diplomats really think about Trump?

There's what they say in public -- which is what they're instructed to say by their governments -- and there's what they really think.

Fortunately, someone leaked a series of internal memos written by Britain's ambassador to the United States and it has given us a glimpse of what diplomats really think.

The memos were critical of Trump's economic policies, claiming they could wreck the world trade system, described conflicts within the White House as "knife fights" and warned "the worst cannot be ruled out" in regard to allegations of Trump's collusion with Russia.

"We don't really believe this administration is going to become substantially more normal; less dysfunctional; less unpredictable; less faction riven; less diplomatically clumsy and inept," Darroch wrote in one of a series of leaked documents covering the period from 2017 to the present.

There's no doubt in my mind that any foreign diplomat who has ever had the misfortune of dealing with the Trump regime shares similar thoughts.

  • Update.

    Guy who tells truth is gone.

    Guy who constantly lies about everything still has a job.

  • Draxiar

    We have to end this administration and actually go on an apology tour like a teenager that had a house party and now has to explain to his/her parents what happened to the place.

  • muselet

    Donald Trump has decided to behave like even more of a colossal ass than before. BBC News reports:

    US President Donald Trump has stepped up his attack on the UK’s ambassador in Washington, Sir Kim Darroch, saying “we will no longer deal with him”.

    In withering comments on Twitter, Mr Trump also lashed out at Theresa May, saying it was “good news” that Britain would soon have a new prime minister.

    Yeah, that’s the right way to deal with a long-time ally.

    Having a thin-skinned narcissist as president sure is working out well for the US, isn’t it?


  • Dread_Pirate_Mathius

    Obama: Consummate professional.
    World: Broad respect.
    Republicans: ThE wOrLd Is LaUghInG aT uS!.!!

    Trump: Unhinged narcisist with no discipline or understanding of, well, anything.
    World: Laughs at him.