Donald Trump was given the royal treatment in India and in return filled the air with bodacious baloney and mangled pronunciations. A cricket stadium crowd arranged by the Indian leader wasn’t so impressed. It streamed out as Trump spoke.

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But this was the capper:

Trump said India had worked “very hard” on religious freedom.


This in a country that is discriminating against Muslims, who were targets of violence n Delhi that very day.

India today illustrates the Republican/Trump view of religious freedom — freedom for favored beliefs and use of those beliefs to discriminate against others.


Also today: A bizarre news conference at which Trump called for two members of the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear cases in which he’s involved and repeating his claim he could end war in Afghanistan by killing millions.