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Megan Rapinoe Is On to Him, and Trump Can’t Stand It

In his rambling screed against the soccer star, the president revealed a lot about his worldview.
Source: Benoit Tessier / Reuters

President Donald Trump doesn’t understand a basic principle that I learned from my mother in elementary school: If you treat people with respect, they’ll likely respect you in return.

Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to blast Megan Rapinoe, a co-captain of the U.S. women’s national soccer team, after the soccer magazine Eight by Eight posted a video of her saying that if the women win the World Cup, she’s not “going to the fucking White House.” Rapinoe also said she doubted the team—which meets France in the World Cup quarterfinal today—would even be invited.

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