Alternative Facts, by Michael Royster
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The news that U.S. President Donald Trump has agreed to meet Brazil ’s President Michel Temer early next week, as a replacement for Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto, has come as a breath of fresh air to most other countries south of the Tropic of Cancer, although the leaders of the remaining BRIC nations — Russia, India and China — are reputedly green with envy.
Temer has promised to travel using the retired Boeing 707 occasionally referred to as “Air Force Fifty-One”, which will be rechristened “America Fifty . . .