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User Profile: Mallory Matsumoto

About Mallory Matsumoto

This user has submitted 31 translations to Watching America.

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]