Story Of Today: Who Wants To Be Like Donald?
In Perspective: Why Do Leaders Copy An Unpopular President? :
Have you noticed how, ever since the U.S. presidential elections, leaders in other countries have tried to act like Donald Trump? Some have tried to sound like him. Some have tried to beef up their stance against immigration. Some have taken to using Twitter more.
In the story of today, we take a look at the president of the Philippines, a French politician, the prime minister of Israel, and the president of Argentina. These leaders have not only expressed support for Donald Trump, they have also tried to behave like the U.S. president. It’s hard to say if emulating Donald Trump has helped these leaders in any way. In reality, behaving like Trump seems to turn more people against a leader – not gain support.Continue reading →