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.