Trump Has Gotten Bored With Venezuela

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This is a helluva headline:

It doesn’t say that Trump has “changed his strategy” or “lost faith in the opposition” or anything like that. It just says that he figured it would be easy peasy to get everyone to cave in to his bluster, and it wasn’t—so he doesn’t care anymore. And of course he “chewed out his staff” over this, because nothing is ever Donald’s fault. Such a charming guy.

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