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There's no mistaking Trump for a boy scout

President Obama, who was a boy scout in his youth, unlike Trump, missed the two national jamborees

Jonathan Hillis | NYT 

In the middle of his wandering speech before the Boy Scouts of America on Monday night, President Trump asked with a smirk if Barack Obama had ever visited them at a jamboree. “The answer is no,” he assured the crowd. President Obama, who was a boy scout in his youth, unlike Mr. Trump, missed the two national jamborees that took place when he was president (though he did address them by video). But he invited a group of scouts to come to the Oval Office each year, and he gave them a very different kind of message from the one they heard from Mr. Trump on Monday. I ...

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First Published: Wed, July 26 2017. 09:24 IST
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