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@bobdavis187 — 3,620 followers, 3,263 tweets

Jul 23, 2017

@RWhelanWSJ Seems to me he was arguing for fear-mongering in the service of goals that Trumpsters would label globalist. Left-handed diss of Truman.

Jul 23, 2017

@AlPaul Also, Trump has done his best to scare public about radical jihadists. Helped get him elected. Wasn't using that in a Truman-like way.

Jul 22, 2017

@AlanTonelson @wrmead The idea was to scare people so they accept an outward, multilateral approach, like the one we had post WW2.

Jul 22, 2017

Truman scared public into multilateralism, Mead says. Trump could do too. But assumes Trump wants multilateralism.  https://www.wsj.com/articles/what-truman-can-teach-trump-1500661673 

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