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Thu Dec 7, 2017, 10:01 AM

Trump's global credibility is shot: CNN


By Frida Ghitis
Updated 6:09 PM ET, Wed December 6, 2017

No the entire world is not obsessed with Donald Trump, but you have to travel far to reach a place where people are not following closely -- and worrying deeply -- about what's happening in Washington.

I traveled some 10,000 miles across continents and seas to Sri Lanka, and then drove another eight hours away from the capital, Colombo, among rice paddies and coconut palm farms, to the island's war-scarred Northern Province before I found people who had little interest in America's unusual president and his policies.

I must admit, after months of a Trump-heavy news diet, it was startling to look at the morning newspaper and see an entire front page without a single mention of the word "Trump."

Before driving off to the provinces, I scanned the bustling skyline of Colombo, with its multiple, ambitious projects, many of them built, financed and largely owned by China, which sees in this country a strategic point of influence in its expanding global footprint. It's hard to avoid the impression that while Americans are understandably focused on what's happening at home, the rest of the world is moving fast to make gains on the distracted superpower
Location of Sri Lanka..it is an island in the Indian Ocean located about 50 miles off the far southeastern tip of India:


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Thu Dec 7, 2017, 10:14 AM

1. t-rump is a menace to society

along with the fucked up GOPs.

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Thu Dec 7, 2017, 10:18 AM

2. Yes, he and the GOP are a menace to the entire world. They care only about themselves.

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