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Former UK official says Trump exploded with anger at Michael Flynn over missed Putin call

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Can you imagine this happening if Angela Merkel had been on the line? Or one of Trump’s kids? Or his mother’s aimless, forlorn hungry ghost? Or Beelzebub, Lord of the Flies? (Well, that one might perk him up, come to think of it.)

But Trump misses a call from Vladimir Putin and he throws a shit fit like a teenage girl expecting a jingle from Davy Jones. (It might be time for me to update my references; and to stop watching The Brady Bunch, for that matter. Who are the teen heartthrobs now? Kirk Cameron and the Crocoducks? Fuck if I know.)

Anyway, this frightening fusillade of fucknuttery followed yet another Mike Flynn fuckup. Apparently, Flynn didn’t tell Trump about a call from his No. 1 crush promptly enough. And, hoo-boy, that was a problem.

The Independent:

The US president’s rant about the missed call happened “right in front” of former prime minister Theresa May in Washington, her ex-chief of staff Nick Timothy has revealed.
“Somebody just mentioned in passing that Vladimir Putin had asked for a call with him, and right in front us he absolutely shouted down Mike Flynn,” he said.

“Like really shouted. This was at a formal dinner with butlers and fancy crockery – and he was properly shouting at him down the table.”

Well, I doubt Putin would push the red kompromat button after just one missed call, but you never know.

Mr Timothy said the president yelled: “If Putin wants a call with me you just put him through.”
Speaking on the What Were They Thinking? podcast, the former Downing Street figure added: “The whole thing was very a strange experience. And not especially reassuring about the state of [Trump’s] mind, or the stability of decision-making in the White House.”

Yeah, that’s bizarre behavior. And it makes me wonder if there’s an armada of Russian nuclear subs poised to fire pee tapes through the windows of Americans up and down the Eastern Seaboard.  

But that’s just crazy talk.


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