Trump Kicks Off the New Year by Attacking Iran and Pakistan From His Golf Course

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Our so-called president has been golfing for seven straight days now (after viciously attacking President Obama over and over for playing golf, of course, and swearing that he wouldn’t have any time for it himself if he were elected).

But that hasn’t kept him from his normal ritual of spewing randomly capitalized nonsense on Twitter. He spent New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day boasting and conducting his foreign policy by attacking Iran and Pakistan (and the US presidents who came before him) with a series of deranged tweets.

It should be pointed out that even though the US relationship with Pakistan is thorny and not without problems, we have an important arrangement with them to facilitate the Afghanistan military effort. Whatever you think about that effort, for Trump to rant like this on Twitter is amazingly, horrifyingly reckless and endangers our own troops.

But then, Trump has never shown any inclination to care about things like that, apart from his periodic jingoistic over-the-top insincere praise for the military.

UPDATE at 1/1/18 12:24:33 pm by Charles Johnson

The repercussions from this latest ill-considered outburst are already happening; Pakistan’s foreign minister responded this morning (on Twitter as well):

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