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On Friday, Trump had a meeting with Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, which he said went very well, despite the fact that he seemingly refused to shake her hand. This morning he woke up and tweeted about it. It starts out okay...

...and ends up bad:

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Henceforth history shall refer to this tweet as "In Which The President Reveals He Has No Idea What NATO Is Or How It Works." The President frequently brought up on the campaign trail that Germany and other members of the organization have not paid their dues, which The New Yorker examined for validity in July. (This interview also sheds some light on how NATO actually works, if you are interested.) His statements then, as well as his tweet today, demonstrate both a lack of respect for the value of solidarity which is "a key value for NATO" according to the organizations Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, and a total misunderstanding of exactly how NATO works. And the internet was quick to let him know:

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God this could end badly.

Sources: NY Post