For the last 7 1/2 years, we've heard the extreme Obama haters on the right bellow that we are not respected around the world since the president took his oath of office. That, of course, is a blatant lie, nurtured in their extreme little minds. In fact since George W. Bush left office, the U.S. has gained respect around the world, and President Obama, overall, is more respected than his predecessor.
Now we're in the middle of a presidential election with the leading T-GOP candidate embarrassing himself and America in front of the world, and few on the extreme right seem to notice.
There are exceptions, and former Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Colin Powell, tells us:
“Colin Powell...said that the nasty tone of this presidential election is hurting the image of the U.S. abroad,” Tapper quoted. “He said, ‘Foreigners of the world looking at this are distressed.’”
And here, in a series of political cartoons, is what several countries around the world think of the U.S. as it flirts with the idea of electing a belligerent baboon as the leader of the free world and the world's most powerful military:
For more images go HERE.
So my question to the Trump supporters is: Why were you so concerned about how the rest of the planet perceived the U.S. during the Obama Administration, but you're now oblivious to the world's opinion of Donald Trump?