Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Theresa May Launches Stinging Attack on Donald Trump in United Nations Speech

Theresa May tonight launched a stinging attack on Donald Trump minutes before a face-to-face meeting with the US President, reports the UK's Mirror.

The Prime Minister railed against his decision to pull America out of the Paris climate change deal and blasted nations which erect trade barriers and pursue protectionism.

She warned against moves which “undermine support for the forces of liberalism and free trade that have done so much to propel global growth”.

Addressing the United Nations General Assembly in New York, May issued slap downs to rump, Russian president Vladimir Putin and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.

She called on nations to ensure “that those who flout the rules and spirit of our international system are held to account; that nations honour their responsibilities and play their part in upholding and renewing a rules-based international order that can deliver prosperity and security for us all”.

The PM added: “As the global system struggles to adapt, we are confronted by states deliberately flouting – for their own gain -the rules and standards that have secured our collective prosperity and security.”



  1. Liberalism is based on confiscation of property and free trade is not free when every aspect is regulated and taxed. Who believes this nonsense?

    1. "Liberalism" has a different meaning in Europe versus America.

      And existing crony trade structure aside, Trump is clearly hostile to the very idea of international free trade. He opposes international trade agreements not because they're insufficiently free, but because they stand in the way of implementing his tariff regime.

    2. amusingly May is pretending she is a 19th century classical liberal instead of the right wing socialist she is.

  2. I'd like to know what she means by "the rules and spirit of our international system" which apparently "can deliver prosperity and security for us all." If she means prosperity and security for all of the politicians in the GA Hall, sure, she's 100% right. But these people have no conception of how prosperity for the rest of us is generated. Frankly, I'm not sure most of their populations do either.