On Tuesday (remember Tuesday?), Foreign Policy’s Elias Groll wrote up what some of the foreign newspaper covers had to say about the American presidential election. “Please not the Horror-Clown!” begged Germany’s Bonn Express. “The American nightmare … or the first woman?” asked Sweden’s Expressen.
Three days and one President-elect Trump later, let us revisit what the international press had to say.
— AuthorJ&M (@JandMo) November 8, 2016
“Obama — a new citizen like the others” says this Charlie Hebdo cover depicting citizen Obama running from police fire.
— SPIEGEL English (@SPIEGEL_English) November 11, 2016
This Der Spiegel cover reads, “It’s the end of the world (as we know it).” No word yet on whether Der Spiegel feels fine.
“Trump kidnapped America,” calmly states Poland’s Fakt.
Mexico City's newspaper "El Gráfico" didn't miss and hit the wall… pic.twitter.com/0gbHGzsCpM
— Alan Ferrier (@alanferrier) November 10, 2016
“FUUUCK!” says Mexico City’s El Grafico.
One Russian paper today prints a psychological portrait of Trump: "…a cowboy hiding feelings of dissatisfaction & low self-esteem" pic.twitter.com/pERfMDWok0
— Steve Rosenberg (@BBCSteveR) November 11, 2016
The BBC’s Steve Rosenberg noted an article in Russia’s Komsomolskaya Pravda in which a psychologist calls President-elect Donald Trump “a cowboy hiding dissatisfaction and feelings of low self-esteem.”
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