The president’s story was manufacturing jobs, and the PM was more than happy to play alongAs soon as the cornfields cleared, they were waving, hands and flags, in fours and fives, then in lines, small and substantial, with their Make America Great Again caps. The rubberneckers were overwhelmingly white, in shorts and flip-flops, beckoning their saviour like it was Palm Sunday. Little children stood to attention and saluted as the motorcade rolled in – the wrong one, the first arrival in Wapakoneta on Sunday was Scott Morrison, not Donald Trump – but the people didn’t know and I doubt they cared.The welcoming party was all Trump love, except for two brave souls, down near the railway line near the entrance to Anthony Pratt’s Ohio box factory, clutching a sign that read: “Thank you, Obama and Australia, for jobs.” Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/sep/23/morrison-visits-an-australian-box-factory-in-ohio-and-the-trump-crowd-goes-wild
Author : Katharine Murphy in Wapakoneta, Ohio
Publish date : 2019-09-23 02:54:11
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