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By Dianne de Guzman, SFGATE Published 7:05 pm PST, Wednesday, February 6, 2019 A screenshot of Cupertino Mayor Steven Scharf's State of the City address shows a fictional wall border around the city, a joke referencing President Donald Trump's proposed border wall. A screenshot of Cupertino Mayor Steven Scharf's State of the City address shows a fictional wall border around the city, a joke referencing President Donald Trump's proposed border wall. Photo: YouTube Screenshot Photo: YouTube Screenshot Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 A screenshot of Cupertino Mayor Steven Scharf's State of the City address shows a fictional wall border around the city, a joke referencing President Donald Trump's proposed border wall. A screenshot of Cupertino Mayor Steven Scharf's State … [Read more...] about Cupertino mayor draws anger over ‘joke’ about building a border wall around the city
Meagan Flynn, The Washington Post Published 8:37 am PST, Tuesday, January 8, 2019 When President Donald Trump tweeted a meme of his envisioned steel-slat wall with the words, "THE WALL IS COMING" over the weekend, many fans of "Game of Thrones" accused the president of never actually watching the hit HBO series. In the series, the enormous wall of ice protecting the Seven Kingdoms from encroaching wildlings is - spoiler alert - eventually destroyed, which is presumably not the end result Trump envisions along the southern border. But Trump's allusion to the "Game of Thrones" wall is all the more curious for another reason. The fictional "Game of Thrones" barrier is actually based on a real wall. In fact, it's one of the most famous walls in ancient Western civilization - one that may hold a lesson for Trump. A massive wall, said historian David Frye, is nothing without an equally massive investment in upkeep and patrol. That fact is evident in the true story of … [Read more...] about An ancient border wall inspired the ‘Game of Thrones’ barrier in Trump’s meme. Does it hold any lessons?
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Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Dec. 12, 2018 / 1:50 PM GMT By Chuck Todd, Mark Murray and Carrie Dann WASHINGTON — By now, you’ve heard the takeaways from yesterday’s battle royale at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue involving President Trump, Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer over Trump’s border wall and a potential government shutdown. Welcome to divided government! (“Mr. President, please don’t characterize the strength that I bring to this meeting as the leader of the House Democrats,” Pelosi interjected.) Trump owns any future government shutdown, because he said so! (“I’m going to shut it down for border security.”) He lost control of the narrative on his own turf! (“You just said my way or shut down the government,” Schumer observed.) Vice President Mike Pence, … [Read more...] about Takeaway from the Oval Office showdown: Trump still hasn’t accepted his midterm defeat