This is horrifying and funny. Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, breaks it down. TYT now has a full audio network! Listen at http://TYT.com/audio
“House Minority Whip Steny H. Hoyer said Monday that President Trump’s bellicose tweet about Iran was “unbecoming of an American president” and called it an attempt to distract from his “essentially un-American” performance at last week’s summit in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The blistering assessment by Hoyer (D-Md.) came in response to Trump’s late-night warning Sunday to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani — in all capital letters — that Iran will face severe consequences if it threatens the United States again.
“He’s weak on Putin, and he wants to prove he’s tough on Rouhani,” Hoyer said in an interview with The Washington Post. “It’s a distraction. It’s a distraction from the problems that he’s having both with the awful, essentially un-American performance that he had in Helsinki, and I think this is just a way to sort of turn and beat his chest and say, ‘I can be really tough on people,’ and Rouhani and Iran are an easy target.””*
Read more here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/hoyer-says-trumps-iran-tweet-was-unbecoming-of-an-american-president/2018/07/23/01b3f404-8e98-11e8-b769-e3fff17f0689_story.html?utm_term=.685e5f83ce4d
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Young Turk (n), 1. Young progressive or insurgent member of an institution, movement, or political party. 2. A young person who rebels against authority or societal expectations.(American Heritage Dictionary)