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