White House theatrics are no laughing matter for the Palestinians

Millions of people around the world are watching in astonishment at the bizarre spectacle of Donald Trump's end days as US president which is turning America into a laughing stock. This, though, is no One Man Show. Trump's ongoing refusal to accept the result of the election on 3 November is not just confined to his delusional self; the drama, denial, and extraordinary theatrics also extend to others in high office. On Tuesday, for example, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo refused to concede that Joe Biden is the President-elect and even briefed reporters about the "smooth transition" being prepared for "a second Trump administration." This reminded me of the Information Minister in the late Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's government, Muhammad … Continue reading White House theatrics are no laughing matter for the Palestinians