Trump’s meeting with Putin is about ratings not diplomacy

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Trump in London

We are creating the monster.

Trump profoundly believes in his genius, and that he can outwit Putin like he did Kim. He believes he won with Kim, despite no evidence to that effect. He will no doubt come away from Putin thinking the same. Both Kim and Putin are smart enough to know how to play a narcisist. They will flatter him, make him feel special, give him the credit for their clever ideas, and let him walk away chest puffed out having just been robbed blind without realising.

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