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Michael Hiltzik: In Britain, will Trump absorb his hero Winston Churchill's hatred of tariffs?

We've been told over and over again that Winston Churchill is one of President Donald Trump's heroes. While we doubt that Trump's worldview has room for any heroes other than himself, he certainly has made a show of Churchill idolatry.

As one of his first acts upon assuming the presidency, Trump signed an executive order restoring a bust of Churchill to the Oval Office. (During the Obama administration, it had been supplanted by a bust of Martin Luther King Jr. and relegated to a spot in the private residential wing of the White House, giving rise to one of the right wing's ginned-up controversies of the Obama years.)

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