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Wed Feb 27, 2019, 10:14 PM

Best headline of the day.

Trumpís bid for history in Hanoi is overwhelmed by Michael Cohenís spectacle in Washington


HANOI ó President Trump spent Wednesday here in Vietnam cozying up to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over grilled sirloin and chocolate lava cake and reaching for the legacy he wants: the great dealmaker negotiating a historic nuclear arms accord.

But halfway around the globe, an entirely different legacy for Trump was thrust to the fore by his longtime personal attorney and fixer ó that of an alleged con man, liar, racist and, ultimately, criminal.

Michael Cohenís explosive testimony to Congress was not only potentially humiliating for Trump. It also portrayed the president as an unreliable and dishonest man at the very moment he is conducting diplomacy with the worldís most erratic and untrusting dictator. And it propelled Trumpís presidency into greater legal and political peril.

On a day when two events of potentially lasting importance played out simultaneously some 8,300 miles apart, the spectacle in Washington overwhelmed the one in Hanoi....

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Response to mia (Original post)

Wed Feb 27, 2019, 10:20 PM

1. Boy, that's a damn shame.

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Response to mia (Original post)

Wed Feb 27, 2019, 10:45 PM

2. Why on earth call him "the great dealmaker"??

Put it in quotes, or put a "self-proclaimed" or "supposed" in front of it.

There's zero basis to present it as plain fact and plenty of evidence to the contrary.

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