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User Profile: Mallory Matsumoto

About Mallory Matsumoto

This user has submitted 45 translations to Watching America.

Republicans at a Dead End

January 13, 2020 // Neue Zürcher Zeitung - Switzerland - German

[T]he Republican Party will find itself facing the same choice ... either accept the new reality and open up to voters of immigrant backgrounds, or keep following the conservative ideas and principles of Trumpian ethnic nationalism. [Read more]

A Minor Catastrophe

June 10, 2019 // Frankfurter Allgemeine - Germany - German

Since Donald Trump, who enjoys directing attacks against allies and particularly against Berlin, has become president, much discord and many contradictions have piled up. [Read more]

Trump’s Trap

April 25, 2019 // Frankfurter Allgemeine - Germany - German

<i>The more migrants from Mesoamerica* who stream toward the border, the more urgently the American Democrats need to propose their own solutions.</i> The dumbest argument against Donald Trump’s wall was always the assertion that the president was trying to combat a crisis that didn’t even exist. Families, [Read more]

Can She Do That?

April 20, 2019 // Frankfurter Allgemeine - Germany - German

Can we make fun of a woman whose fame to date has fed off of her extraordinary physiognomy for setting lofty goals for herself? Of course. But why should we? [Read more]

At First-Grade Level

February 25, 2019 // Kurier - Austria - German

<i>The most childish U.S. president ever wants to sell himself as a hard worker.</i> A legendary new tweet from the most childish U.S. president ever: “I probably work more hours than almost any past president.” Donald Trump is reacting to the news that his workload for the day is below that of a first-grader [Read more]

Trump’s Wall

January 18, 2019 // Wiener Zeitung - Austria - German

For Trump, the wall is the perfect solution to dealing with the anxiety of his base. For these voters, the “outside” threatens the supposedly sacred world inside. [Read more]

2 Things

December 21, 2018 // Frankfurter Rundschau - Germany - German

<i>Everything doesn’t always have to do with anything; some things just happen.</i> What do they say, that the fluttering of a butterfly’s wings in the African jungle can cause a hurricane on the East Coast of the United States? But it’s for this reason that not everything always has to do with anything; some [Read more]