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Monday, February 11, 2019

This is well worth another listen. It stunned American journalists when it was first broadcast in July 2017 for its non-hyperbolic, straight-from-the-shoulder assessment. It still amazes me that it was rendered less than six months into Trump's presidency and yet concisely summarizes what thinking commentators now universally conclude. Daring and accurate at the time; still as accurate today.

Of the many reports on Uhlmann's piece, I chose the link to the Daily KOS report because the Daily KOS added no comment or characterization to it and because it included a verbatim transcript.

Uhlman's penultimate sentence: "Some will cheer the decline of America, but I think we'll miss it when it's gone."

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Australian journalist Chris Uhlmann's assessment of American President Donald Trump filed after the G20 meeting of July 2017.

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"We've learned that Donald Trump has pressed fast forward on the decline of the United States as a Global Leader"

This is what the Trumpers and Never Trumpers want.

They don't want Col. Jessep on that wall any more.

#1 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-02-11 09:05 PM | Reply

Thanks, Republicans.

He says one thing repeatedly that Conservatives are too stupid to understand:

America is no longer the world leader because of Trump.

#2 | Posted by Sycophant at 2019-02-12 11:12 AM | Reply

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