Diddums, Donald! Those bullies obviously missed how sensitive ...

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Diddums, Donald! Those bullies obviously missed how sensitive you are

The world leaders poking fun at his shy and humble Orangeness should pick on someone their own size

Michael Deacon

Donald Trump is a sensitive soul. Shy, humble, diffident, delicate. In many ways, these characteristics are a boon, especially in the field of diplomacy, where Trump’s empathy and tact are widely admired.

As is so often the case with those of refined sensibilities, however, his feelings are easily bruised.

On Wednesday morning a video circulated online, showing a small group of Trump’s fellow Nato leaders appearing to make gentle fun of him behind his back. The source of their amusement seemed to be the perhaps somewhat eccentric press conference held by the American president at the Nato summit on Tuesday...

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