It's fascinating to me that one of the Trump lines that gave Republicans boners the most is "the world is laughing at us...but they won't laugh any more." The world wasn't laughing at us though. Now they very much are laughing at us, specifically Trump. They do it to his face (UN speech) and behind his back repeatedly (video from NATO summit released yesterday). The sad thing is it is all warranted. Do Trumpist Republicans not see it, see it and not believe it, or rationalize it in some other way? Either way there is an irony in it. It's a shame it's on such a serious topic. There is just going to be a lot of cleanup after this era is over.