The Florida sunshine is so bright at the U.S. President’s winter White House, Mar-a-Largo, that the 16th century Flemish tapestries have faded. In a gilded living room – in a style which some call Louis XIV on acid – a little girl is singing.
Just before the crescendo, U.S. President Donald J. Trump, cocks his head to the right, while Chinese President Xi Jinping leans forward and nods approvingly.
Five-year-old Arabella Trump’s performance in Mandarin of “Jasmine Flower,” went viral. But another exercise in soft diplomacy backfired when Arabella’s mother, Ivanka Trump, praised her father, the U.S. President, as a “champion of supporting families and enabling them to thrive” at the W20 Summit in Berlin. Rather than nod, the audience groaned loudly .
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