"Alarm" Rises Among Foreign Diplomats As "Ignorant, Racist" Trump Eyes White House

Tyler Durden's picture

On Sunday we asked Europeans the following as it relates to Donald Trump: “Idiot, Clown, or Hero?”

It’s not that those are the only three ways to describe the GOP frontrunner (we're sure we could come up with any number of other colorful adjectives both flattering and not), but they do a decent job of summarizing the three ways a Trump presidency could turn out.

That is, one can’t really picture a measured, status quo type of administration that doesn’t shake things up and to the extent President Trump does turn the world on its head, it’s either going to end in disaster (“idiot”), hilarity (“clown”), or unexpected greatness (“hero”).

Predictably, Europe’s far-right thinks Trump may be the greatest thing to ever happen to American politics. Just ask Dutch politician Geert Wilders, who said the following on Twitter: “I hope Donald Trump will be the next US President. Good for America, good for Europe. We need brave leaders.”

(Geert)

Needless to say, not everyone agrees.

In fact, we learned on Monday that foreign diplomats from multiple countries are expressing “alarm” and “concern” about the possibility of a Trump White House.

According to three US officials who spoke to Reuters, "as the (Trump) rhetoric has continued, and in some cases amped up, so, too, have concerns by certain leaders around the world."

Just who are these "diplomats" that apparently don’t want America to “be great again,” you ask?

Well, the US officials wouldn’t name them all, but among those mentioned were “senior leaders in “at least India, South Korea, Japan and Mexico.”

Trump has already had some choice words for Japan (who it apparently hasn't occurred to the billionaire is one of America's closest allies on the world stage) and we all know how the frontrunner feels about America's "friends" south of the border. We suppose India and South Korea will be on the hit list next.

Of course these countries and diplomats aren't the first and nor will they be the last. As Reuters goes on to note, “leaders in several countries -- including Britain, Mexico, France, and Canada -- have already made public comments criticizing Trump's positions [and] German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel branded him a threat to peace and prosperity.”

Here was Gabriel's actual quote to Welt am Sonntag: "Whether Donald Trump, Marine le Pen or Geert Wilders - all these right-wing populists are not only a threat to peace and social cohesion, but also to economic development.'"

Incidentally, Marine le Pen has also come out in support of Trump. 

As for Mexico, Claudia Ruiz Massieu called Trump's "wall plan" "absurd" last week before calling Trump himself an "ignorant racist."

(Claudia Ruiz Massieu)

Even NATO is getting into the act. “European diplomats are constantly asking about Trump's rise with disbelief and, now, growing panic," a Treaty official said.

Recall that just over a week ago, former CIA director Michael Hayden suggested there would be a military revolt were Trump elected.

But as Reuters goes on to say, it's not all alarm and other officials suggested that those expressing concern are actually not high ranking diplomats: "Another of the senior U.S. officials said the complaints are coming mostly from mid-to-low ranking diplomats – described as 'working level' - rather than from the most senior officials."

In the end, it always comes to down to some combination of disbelief and worry, or, as another official put it to Reuters: "amusement to befuddlement to curiosity."

That's where the GOP stood six months ago: "amused, befuddled, and curious." Now, they're just downright terrified. We imagine the rest of the world will follow suit.

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E.F. Mutton's picture

Ridicule and demean.  Right out of the Alinsky Handbook. 

Scared shitless, they are.

JoeSexPack's picture

Rothschilds have owned since 1800's.

ZD1's picture

 

 

"German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel branded him a threat to peace and prosperity.”

 

German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel is part of the same corrupt German regime that has allowed the Islamic invasion of Germany without a shot ever being fired.

Ugula Merkel will never be raped by the Islamic hordes. She should share her secret with the women and children of Europe.

She uses PORK as deodorant in her hairy armpits, and uses PIGS FEET as a tampon. Better safe than sorry.

MalteseFalcon's picture

Nice picture of Geert, BTW.

Fuck you.

Mr. Universe's picture

So the one candidate not calling for WWIII is the one they are saying is going to start WWIII?

Scotty, beam me up.

ATM's picture

Not a Trump fan but the list of anti-Trump asshats looks to me like the very list all the fuckers I hate. Hmmm, may have to rethink my anti-swoophair, short fingered bias.

Fish Gone Bad's picture

looks to me like the very list all the fuckers I hate

This reminds me of the saying, "The enemy of my enemy is most probably an asshole..."

yrad's picture

I LOVE YOU DONALD!!!!

Bumpo's picture

Presitrump Donald 2016

Bumpo's picture

No worries, World Leaders .. Pain is just Weakness Leaving the Body

EscapeKey's picture

the world leaders are worried it might happen to them

Urban Redneck's picture

A US ALLY is a sovereign state that is receiving checks (as opposed to bombs) from Uncle Sam and Aunt Janet.

The hired help is just afraid their allowances will get cut.

MalteseFalcon's picture

Of course "world leaders" hate Trump.

It's the end of free ride / playtime.

And for many of these "leaders" simply the end.

SuperRay's picture

For that woman in the picture, Trump is better than an Orgasmatron

TradingIsLifeBrah's picture
TradingIsLifeBrah (not verified) SuperRay Mar 7, 2016 4:00 PM

You mean the one fixing her hair hoping to get to the oval office one day?

1000yrdstare's picture

Abortions for some...Miniature American flags for ALL!

Croesus's picture

Ah...boo hoo...don't like it, get the fuck out. And take your people with you. 

1000yrdstare's picture

Don't blame me, I'm votin for the "National Razor".

StychoKiller's picture

What, Kodos not good enuff for ya? :>D

jomama's picture

Ridicule and demean. 

 

Are you talking about Trump and his supporters? Because that's their MO and they're proud as hell of it. 

Handful of Dust's picture

The "White House."

 

Isn't that rayciss? Where Rev Al's protesters.

DosZap's picture

GOOD, glad they are scared shitless.

For 30 yrs the pricks have destroyed America, and our family, and OUR BLUE collar jobs.The meat and potato's of ALL countries.You look at the countries that have POSITIVE EXPORTS of manufactured goods, and we will see mostly a healthy GDP,not a damned Hispanic or a Cracka, May ah hep u at a Mickey D's, cause the poor sobs had no reason to stay in school.

If you do not make goods, if you have no real heavy mfg base, you cannot win a war, or fight one.Nor can your economy GROW.

whosetosay's picture

"This article was funded in part by SAP" and the source is 3 unnamed "government" sources.

orez65's picture

Just to give you an example of the shit heads that support Hilary:

On their last debate Bernie told Hilary: "Excuse me I'm talking".

This was a "crime" at almost the same level as the Holocaust, as evidenced by the commentary on Facebook:

"My young daughter spit at the TV. Even as a kid she's seen men do this to women"

"My heart rate immediately went up"

"I froze in place - kind of the "Ironsides" siren from Kill Bill moment for me"

...

Truly pathetic!

DosZap's picture

GOOD, glad they are scared shitless.

For 30 yrs the pricks have destroyed America, and our family, and OUR BLUE collar jobs.The meat and potato's of ALL countries.You look at the countries that have POSITIVE EXPORTS of manufactured goods, and we will see mostly a healthy GDP,not a damned Hispanic or a Cracka, May ah hep u at a Mickey D's, cause the poor sobs had no reason to stay in school.

If you do not make goods, if you have no real heavy mfg base, you cannot win a war, or fight one.Nor can your economy GROW.

Kirk2NCC1701's picture

First they ignore you.

Then they ridicule you.

Then they attack you.

Then they ...

 

StychoKiller's picture

Then they forget that they have undocumented aliens flooding into their own d@mn countries!

Boondocker's picture

Screw them and what they think....don't the need to offer up their rear ends to some muzzies?

LetThemEatRand's picture

I just love the argument being raised by the establishment that Trump's foreign policy will be dangerous.  For fuck's sake, the US has started more wars than I can count in the last few decades, and nearly everyone seems to agree that most of them have been cluster fucks.  How can they say with a straight face that we need more of the same or that changing course would be dangerous?  

FredFlintstone's picture

He is growing on you isn't he?

LA_Goldbug's picture

" How can they say with a straight face"

They can because they are psychopaths. Now go and leave them alone.

1033eruth's picture

How?  Because Trump might not pander to the Military Industrial Complex and they would be scared shitless that we won't spend $750 billion a year on crap we don't need.  How will the MIC survive if they don't get continually, exponentially expanding taxpayers funding?

Kirk2NCC1701's picture

They're gonna get "rebuilt". Which can mean anything you want it to, these days.

jomama's picture

The fact more and more nations are expressing that they won't work with him (for obvious reasons), that can only make things worse, not better. 

I'm waiting for anyone to tell me how Drumpf in office would be an improvement in regards to foreign policy? In all seriousness, I'm all ears.

orez65's picture

"... improvement in regards to foreign policy?"

1. Face the truth: We have been at war in the Middle East for 15 years and what do we have to show for it? Except for dead and maimed bodies and TRILLIONS OF SQUANDERED $'S.

2. The concept of a "profit center". If a nation, like Saudi Arabia, wants us to defend them then they have to pay for it, not the US.

3. Trade has to be a "win, win" proposition.

4. We need to stop losing manufacturing jobs all over the world.

5. We are a country, therefore our borders must be respected. No more millions of illegal immigrants.

6. Don't double tax profits made outside of the US.

How is that for a start? 

Bumpo's picture

He is the only voice that counters the absurd world we live in

Oldwood's picture

You mean as compared to how Obama got America the respect that he claimed Bush had lost by pandering and then back stabbing every nation he came near?

 

I know I feel so much more secure! Obama has not only been a record gun salesman in America but also for the rest of the world. Hell even the leftist "secure" Europe is getting in on the gun surge now.

CosmoJoe's picture

How the fuck can you ask this question while still being able to fog a mirror? Look at the fucking dumpster fire of a foreign policy we've undertaken the last 8 years. Between Obama's cock sucking apology tour and Hillary's reducing Libya to a smoldering, lawless mess, how do you even consider having Hillary in office is an option that any sane person would entertain?

Trump, for all his bluster, appears to be a practical guy. I think he also wouldn't be one to be pushed around. Hillary on the other hand is clearly a sociopath who will be interested in doing one thing, and one thing only - positioning herself to be enriched as much as possible when she leaves office. She has already made it clear she is for sale to the highest bidder. It will only get worse if she is actually sitting in the White House.

StychoKiller's picture

As an "Eighty's Guy" you know the answer:  "It grows the 'brand!'"

Fish Gone Bad's picture

more nations are expressing that they won't work with him

Name one.

Volkodav's picture

Mr Trump is the only who actually stated wants discourse with President Putin

while other canadates all bloviate and threatening...

 

Oldwood's picture

But I thought I heard the press saying Trump wanted to have Putin's baby.

At some point people will finally figure out that world peace hinges on mutual respect, even if that respect comes from fear. Any fear the rest of the world has for America now is more similar to fear of a child with a gun, than a man with marksman skills.

Bumpo's picture

That's enough reason right there for TPTB to hate him. Imagine, someone who sees how the World as it is, not as we are told it is.

Soul Glow's picture

He made talking about my penis ok to do in public, so there's that.

Kirk2NCC1701's picture

Great, so now we'll be comparing Sanders' hand size to Hillary's! 

Gives the expression "Feel the Bern" a whole new meaning, Hillary. 

alexcojones's picture

Fuck Those Furriners.

Trump is far better than anyone THEY follow