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Will Trump ask his friend the Queen to behead her ambassador for calling him 'inept', 'incompetent', 'dysfunctional', 'clumsy'?
Posted by: Steve G.
Date: July 07, 2019 10:29AM
The British Ambassador to the U.S. tells his government that Trump is even worse than you thought.

sourced from here=> [thehill.com]

The Daily Mail first reported Saturday that Darroch made disparaging remarks about Trump in a series of secret diplomatic cables between 2017 and now. CNN later confirmed the report.

The cables reportedly covered matters from Trump's foreign policy approach to his plans for reelection in 2020.

Among other things, Darroch described conflicts within the Trump administration as “knife fights.” He stated in a memo that he didn't think the administration would “ever look competent.”

Darroch, who has served in his post since January 2016, also reportedly warned the U.K. government that Trump's White House tenure could "could end in disgrace."

"We don't really believe this administration is going to become substantially more normal; less dysfunctional; less unpredictable; less faction riven; less diplomatically clumsy and inept," Darroch wrote in one memo to British senior politicians, the Daily Mail reported.
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Re: Will Trump ask his friend the Queen to behead her ambassador for calling him 'inept', 'incompetent', 'dysfunctional', 'clumsy'?
Posted by: GGD
Date: July 07, 2019 10:48AM
The original reporting from the DailyMail is pretty lengthy and detailed.

[www.dailymail.co.uk]

She'll tell him...



Maybe he'll start a new war with the British and this time it really will involve aircraft.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 07/07/2019 10:51AM by GGD.
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Re: Will Trump ask his friend the Queen to behead her ambassador for calling him 'inept', 'incompetent', 'dysfunctional', 'clumsy'?
Posted by: Steve G.
Date: July 07, 2019 11:03AM
good comment:
'sour grapes over the ease in which General Washington captured UK's airfields during the Revolutionary War.'
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Re: Will Trump ask his friend the Queen to behead her ambassador for calling him 'inept', 'incompetent', 'dysfunctional', 'clumsy'?
Posted by: deckeda
Date: July 07, 2019 11:15AM
He’ll be gone as soon as Boris arrives to replace him with a sycophant.
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Re: Will Trump ask his friend the Queen to behead her ambassador for calling him 'inept', 'incompetent', 'dysfunctional', 'clumsy'?
Posted by: Steve G.
Date: July 07, 2019 11:43AM
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deckeda
He’ll be gone as soon as Boris arrives to replace him with a sycophant.

No need. The ambassador emphasized the need for extreme sycophancy as a vital tool in dealing with Trump.

"The diplomat's third pointer was to urge Britain's politicians and officials to use flattery and to pander to the President's ego when they come into contact with him.

'You need to start praising him for something that he's done recently,' he advised. 'You need whenever possible to present them as wins for him.' In comments which could be viewed as highly patronising, Sir Kim also advised his bosses to make their points 'simple' and 'even blunt', adding: 'as a senior White House adviser told me, there is no upside with this.
President in being subtle, let alone ambiguous.'
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'It's important to 'flood the zone': you want as many as possible of those who Trump consults to give him the same answer,' he wrote. 'So we need to be creative in using all the channels available to us through our relationships with his Cabinet, the White House staff, and our contacts among his outside friends.'
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Re: Will Trump ask his friend the Queen to behead her ambassador for calling him 'inept', 'incompetent', 'dysfunctional', 'clumsy'?
Posted by: Acer
Date: July 07, 2019 12:02PM
There is the whole Brexit thing, which is a populist cock-up of its own.
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Re: Will Trump ask his friend the Queen to behead her ambassador for calling him 'inept', 'incompetent', 'dysfunctional', 'clumsy'?
Posted by: Steve G.
Date: July 07, 2019 12:06PM
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Acer
There is the whole Brexit thing, which is a populist cock-up of its own.

He's the ambassador to the U.S., not a member of Parliament. He's not involved in Brexit and is a career diplomat. He gave his professional assessment in a confidential memo.
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Re: Will Trump ask his friend the Queen to behead her ambassador for calling him 'inept', 'incompetent', 'dysfunctional', 'clumsy'?
Posted by: Lemon Drop
Date: July 07, 2019 12:15PM
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GGD
The original reporting from the DailyMail is pretty lengthy and detailed.

[www.dailymail.co.uk]


Wow. Thanks for posting that link, I wouldn't have sought out the DM for this but that is an amazing story. They must have leaked every document this guy has produced since Trump became president.
It's nothing we didn't already know or suspect but to see the leading diplomat from our closest ally describe our leadership in those terms is mind boggling. He is only doing his job - he gets paid to tell his government how best to deal with ours - but I do wonder if he'll keep that plum job after this.

And the suspected leaker is a pro-Brexit member of government? That makes sense, if their goal was to make sure Trump doesn't trust anyone related to May's government and keep him firmly in the camp of Nigel Farage and Boris Johnson.
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Re: Will Trump ask his friend the Queen to behead her ambassador for calling him 'inept', 'incompetent', 'dysfunctional', 'clumsy'?
Posted by: Ted King
Date: July 07, 2019 01:24PM
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Steve G.
good comment:
'sour grapes over the ease in which General Washington captured UK's airfields during the Revolutionary War.'

smiley-laughing001
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Re: Will Trump ask his friend the Queen to behead her ambassador for calling him 'inept', 'incompetent', 'dysfunctional', 'clumsy'?
Posted by: sekker
Date: July 08, 2019 11:07PM
Yet another amazing record of this lunacy we are living through.
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