The Daily News put the Trump Baby blimp to creative use

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The New York Daily News front pages, July 14 and July 16, 2018.
The New York Daily News front pages, July 14 and July 16, 2018. Credit: New York Daily News

ICYMI: The New York Daily News put the instantly iconic Trump Baby blimp to creative use on its Saturday front page (above left) to illustrate the extent to which Vladimir Putin seems to have the U.S. president on a leash. And in the wake of Trump's declaration on Sunday that the European Union is a "foe" of the United States, the paper's front page this morning (above right) doubles down on Trump's "lovefest" with Putin.

That "lovefest" description came in advance of the Putin-Trump summit, of course. Now that it's actually happened, the left-leaning Daily News is being joined by right-wing political figures in reacting to the latest chapter in the president's astonishing relationship with Putin, and his behavior in Helsinki alongside the Russian leader, as the News has been noting in a series of tweets:

See also this condemnation from the former head of the CIA:

Incidentally, as of Monday early afternoon (E.T.), #Treason is a top 10 trending topic on Twitter in the U.S. (and #TreasonSummit was a top 10 trending topic Sunday night in advance of the Putin-Trump meeting).

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