Fears among the fringe alt-right movement that Trump is abandoning the right and morphing into a centrist is absurd. He was never on the right to begin with. And neither were they, argues Simon Gordon.
The new phase of relations between Russia and the West is regrettable, but a dose of realism was long overdue, says Evgeny Pudovkin, foreign affairs correspondent at Russian daily, Nezavisimaya Gazeta.
Donald Trump’s aggressive and at times child-like demeanour served him well during the election, yet the President’s inability to control the media narrative has created an impression of him being either incredibly stupid or incredibly corrupt, says Evgeny Pudovkin.
Trump’s use of Twitter allows him to circumvent mainstream media and offers some protection against their ability to dictate his image to their audience. Not without its shortcomings, as yesterday shows, it does have its value, says Peter Divey.
Trump's resilience at facing off his critics is unparalleled, more than that: he seems to revel in their loathing. By drawing his opponents into his carefully choreographed ‘fog of war’, Peter Divey asks who is the real fool, the President or his detractors?
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