Congratulations, Mr. President! You got played!

Remember that braggadocios Donald Trump in full throat telling the country at the Republican National Convention that he would fix all of America’s ills?

Remember him sounding then — and acting in many ways since — like a strongman?

Well, President Trump came across one yesterday. And as the Weekly Standard reports, he got played.

If Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s readout of Donald Trump’s meeting with Vladimir Putin is a preview of the Trump administration’s approach to Russia, it’s going to be a rough three and a half years. In a diplomatic depantsing that will have repercussions far beyond Russia, Tillerson’s comments did more to further Russia’s interests than Russian propaganda outlets could have possibly hoped to accomplish themselves.

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