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President Donald Trump approaches reporters before boarding Air Force One. President Donald Trump approaches reporters before boarding Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport in Morristown, N.J., Aug. 15, 2019 (AP photo by Patrick Semansky).

The World Is Getting Messier. It’s Not All Trump’s Fault

Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019

It’s easy to imagine the reaction of Republican critics of former President Barack Obama if tiny, semi-autonomous Gibraltar had released an impounded Iranian oil tanker in direct defiance of his administration’s request to turn it over to American authorities.

“No one fears him, not even Gibraltar,” we would have heard. Or perhaps, “Obama lost Britain.” ...

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