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Sorry, America: Scaramucci’s short tenure has given the world yet another reason to laugh at you

Laughing at Trump provides a welcome break from worrying about his policies. But the global amusement at this latest drama is terrible for America

By Steve Bloomfield  

Anthony Scaramucci has left the White House—and the world is laughing. Photo: PA

There have been few political events in recent years that have been truly funny, so thank you Anthony Scaramucci—or ‘the Mooch’, as you insist on referring to yourself—for providing so many in such a short space of time. Your sacking last night brought to a close the most entertaining 10 days of the normally terrifying Donald Trump presidency.

To recap on The Mooch’s short time in the role: within hours of his appointment he had forced the resignation…

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