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The Donald and the King

An oil painting of Trump spotted in one of his numerous homes. Image via A Rolling Crone (arollingcrone.blogspot.com).

The 2008 elections saw a GOP ticket that emphasized its “maverick” status–a willingness to defy the party line. Donald Trump’s 2012 campaign seems to be taking maverick one step further–to loose cannon. He has been making many foreign policy statements of late, each seemingly more, ahem, out of the mainstream than the last. His latest remarks, on the relationships between the US and Saudi Arabia, are not merely ridiculous–they are dangerous. Continue reading


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