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Borowitz writes: "Saying that they were 'tremendously relieved' that Donald J. Trump is leaving the G-7 summit early, the leaders of France and Canada said on Friday that they had been planning not to tell Trump the location of the G-7 after party."

Emmanuel Macron and Justin Trudeau. (photo: Eliot Blondet/Sipa/AP)
Emmanuel Macron and Justin Trudeau. (photo: Eliot Blondet/Sipa/AP)


Macron, Trudeau Say They Weren't Going to Tell Trump Where G-7 After Party Was

By Andy Borowitz, The New Yorker

10 June 18

 

The article below is satire. Andy Borowitz is an American comedian and New York Times-bestselling author who satirizes the news for his column, "The Borowitz Report."


aying that they were “tremendously relieved” that Donald J. Trump is leaving the G-7 summit early, the leaders of France and Canada said on Friday that they had been planning not to tell Trump the location of the G-7 after party.

Speaking to reporters, Emmanuel Macron and Justin Trudeau said that there had been “total consensus” among non-U.S. participants to withhold information about the time, place, and existence of an after party from Trump.

“The plan was, if Trump asked about an after party, we were going to be, like, ‘Ask Angela Merkel,’ ” Macron said. “Angela was going to totally stonewall him.”

Merkel confirmed that she had planned to tell Trump that she “didn’t think anyone was planning to do anything” after the summit and steadfastly to deny “hearing anything” about an after party.

“I would have had no problem lying to him, despite our two countries going way back, to D-Day or whenever,” Merkel said, rolling her eyes.

Trudeau said that the after party will proceed as scheduled when the G-7 concludes, on Saturday, adding, “Now that Trump is out of here, we’ll really have something to celebrate.”


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+50 # Wise woman 2018-06-10 15:21
Can't wait for the after party when trump is outta here. It will be bigger and better than New Years eve in Times Square.
 
 
+4 # Rodion Raskolnikov 2018-06-10 20:14
An After party for the G-7? Oh my god. What a painful experience that would be. Maybe someone could slip LSD into the champagne. I sure it was better with Trump gone. He was in a bullying bad mood. I have a feeling that was caused by Bolton's iron grip on his balls in preparation for the summit with Kim Jong Un.

Maybe next year it will just be the G-6. The US can stay home.
 
 
+8 # Texas Aggie 2018-06-10 23:43
It would not be beyond belief that this vignette reflects the actual feelings of the participants. There is no reason to suspect that any of them would chose to spend time in his company and that if he stayed around, the reaction would have been similar to when Dubya went to some conference in Argentina and was totally excluded from any participant socialization.
 

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