2018-06-11 14:07:01 UTC
Is this a photograph of the leader of the free world at the G7 Summit, enjoying
the company of his peers and intellectual equals? Or is this a sleepy lil
salamander who woke up from a nap and simply doesnt wanna?
Over the weekend, Donald Trump did his due diligence by at least showing up to
the G7 Summit in Montreal, where his presence was widely regarded, by our
allies, as destructive. Mostly, Americas biggest baby had a hard time keeping
his eyes open because he didnt really want to be there in the first place.
From the New York Times:
"Mr. Trump never really wanted to attend the Group of 7 meeting, but aides
pressed him to go even as they feared it would be a disaster because he was
being forced to do something he did not want to do. He rebelled by showing up
late and leaving early.
"During closed-door meetings, Mr. Trump largely listened through most issues,
firmly crossing his arms and swiveling a bit in his seat, according to people
who were in the room. At points, he looked around trying to catch the eyes of
others, as if looking for reassurance, the witnesses said. Some smiled back;
others did not.
"He arrived 18 minutes late for a Saturday session on gender equality and did
not bother putting his headphones on for translation when President Emmanuel
Macron of France spoke. At some points, Mr. Trump closed his eyes in what people
in the room took to mean he was dozing off.
When Trump wasnt taking a nap or acting as if he had to desperately use the
restroom, he was getting puffy and mad like a bufo toad, mocking and insulting
other leaders, particularly Mr. Trudeau, Mr. Macron and Chancellor Angela Merkel
of Germany. What is most alarming about Trumps behavior this weekendaside
from his lack of diplomacy, the effects of which we will be feeling for some
timeis that he will soon be meeting with North Korea to negotiate a nuclear
agreement. This was practice. Were doing great.