Many Americans—including GOP lawmakers and top Trump Cabinet officials—may have been aghast at Donald Trump’s school-yard taunts of our closest NATO allies, but pundits on Russian State TV’s “60 Minutes” news show were tickled pink, so to speak.
“I never thought I’d live to see this!” exclaimed Tatyana Parkhalina, president of the Association for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation, of an American president causing fissures in an alliance that’s been a pillar of international peace for over half a century. Here’s the translation as it appeared on MSNBC:
“Neither the USSR nor Russia, who tried many times to drive the wedge between transatlantic allies, but the main player, Washington, and President Trump himself is doing everything to break down the foundations of transatlantic alliance and unity.”
Think of it—the leader of the free world doing what Russia was never able to do alone. Vlad must be thrilled!
Watch it below.
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