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Trump’s Davos speech was incredible, the best ever - you won’t believe it

ANALYSIS | From the economy to the hottest women on record, he boasted big time – and no one bats an eyelid

Michael Deacon

Tremendous boasting. Phenomenal boasting. Outstanding boasting. Donald Trump was boasting like no American president ever boasted before. His boasts were some of the biggest boasts in the history of boasting. His boasts were truly incredible. You wouldn’t believe them.

The president was giving a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Tuesday, and it was non-stop boasting from soup to nuts. He boasted about the American economy, and how incredible and tremendous it was now Donald Trump was in charge of it. He said America’s “economic turnaround” had been “nothing short of spectacular”. He said that when he’d taken over from the last president, whoever that was, the American economy had been in “a dismal state” but now, thanks to Donald Trump, “years of economic stagnation” had given way to “a roaring geyser of opportunity”.

He was proud to say that America was now enjoying “an economic boom the likes of which the world has never seen before”. He said the “time for scepticism” was “over”. Very nasty people would probably say that, in fact, American economic growth slowed last year, and that Donald Trump’s best figure for economic growth – 2.9% in 2018 – was exactly the same as Barack Obama’s figure in 2015, the year before Donald Trump was elected...

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