Trump's latest shabbat tweet storm plays into one of my recent pet issues: the fact that the President of the United States doesn't know what NATO is. He thinks its a protection racket where member states have to pay dues to the U.S., rather than a mutual defense treaty.
Despite what you have heard from the FAKE NEWS, I had a GREAT meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Nevertheless, Germany owes.....— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 18, 2017
...vast sums of money to NATO & the United States must be paid more for the powerful, and very expensive, defense it provides to Germany!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 18, 2017