The Witless Tweeter Keeps Delivering

“On the heels of a visibly awkward visit from the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, Donald Trump said on Saturday that Germany owed ‘vast sums of money’ to Nato and the US, even though the alliance does not stipulate payments to America,” Lauren Gambino of the Guardian reports. “His remarks prompted a former US permanent representative to Nato to reply ‘that’s not how Nato works’, and to add that increased European spending on defence was not a ‘favor (or payment) to the US’.”