The US is led by an emotional and moral monster in Trump

Like the monomaniacal ship’s master in Moby Dick, Trump’s obsession fuels his actions

US president Donald Trump clashed repeatedly with the media during a press conference on the coronavirus where he accused the “fake news” of misrepresenting his record on the pandemic. Video: The White House

US president Donald Trump’s hysterical onslaught on the American media is rising to new heights, as Monday’s so-called press briefing in the White House demonstrated.

His vicious personal responses to fairly innocuous but predictable questions reveal the true nature of the man. And there is one word – a word beloved by Trump himself – to describe his performance: nasty.

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