Trump on the Road

On Friday, Donald Trump left for his first foreign trip since his inauguration, and it has been expectedly terrible. Naturally, he and his family have replicated the very things for which he once criticized President Obama: The President for bowing to a Saudi king; the First Lady for not wearing a headscarf. And of course he briefly attended a men-only Toby Keith concert, because real life is a garbage nightmare.

At the Washington Post, Anne Applebaum has a good round-up of Trump's other fuckery on the road: Trump's Bizarre and Un-American Visit to Saudi Arabia.

[Content Note: Video may autoplay at link] Meanwhile, many of Trump's diehard supporters are losing their minds because he said said "Islamic extremism" during a speech instead of "Islamist extremism"—which his team have attributed to "exhaustion." He's so exhausted that he also had to cancel "his appearance at the Tweeps Forum. Ivanka Trump filled in for her father, speaking to about 400 people at the event."

No stamina! Sad!

And back at home, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross made this extraordinary observation:

Trump continues his foreign tour today in Israel. I'm sure that will go great, too.

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