If there is any skill that Trump has mastered as president, it is the ability to feed into his supporter’s hatred of every policy ever written or implemented by President Obama. Ignoring those who actually understand foreign policy, Trump instead plays into his rabid fan base’s hatred of Obama and policies even though much more intelligent people have praised.
If there is any foreign policy that Trump has shredded with his inability to comprehend it or its effects, it is the Iran nuclear deal. Despite praise from scientists, foreign policy experts, and the U.N., Trump has instead relied on Fox News’s assessment of the deal to trash it to please his friends and his supporters.
‘Twenty-nine of the nation’s top scientists — including Nobel laureates, veteran makers of nuclear arms and former White House science advisers — wrote to President Obama on Saturday to praise the Iran deal, calling it innovative and stringent.’
Never mind those assessments, a man with zero foreign policy experience has determined that the deal is bad for America because Fox News and the right-wing conspiracy theorists who appear on the network said so. What’s even scarier is that too many Trump supporters believe it for Trump to consider the good works done before he was somehow elected to the highest office in the land. While continuing to convince these people that he is “draining the swamp,” Trump passed a tax reform bill to pad the pockets of his rich friends and his foreign policy decisions are no different.
Twitter seemed to have a much better understand of this than the president does.
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