Shinzo Abe

Trump snubs U.S. allies while huddling with his pal Putin

Trump snubs U.S. allies while huddling with his pal Putin

The challenge for commentators and political cartoonists in the Age of Trump is to keep pace with the relentless barrage of news generated by the president and his circle of collaborators, cronies and con men. In past administrations, it was possible to go for days — even weeks — without drawing a caricature of the man in the White House. Now, it is difficult to resist drawing him three times a day.

Just this week, I had to trash a completed cartoon because news events made it irrelevant in a matter of hours. On Wednesday alone, stories about Donald Trump’s unannounced, unmediated hour-long huddle with Russian President Vladimir Putin were superseded by his belligerent comments...

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