Trump is right about London's spiralling crime crisis

Sadiq Khan
The Left is outraged that the London mayor should be criticised by the US President Credit:  Yui Mok/ PA

The president of the United States might have better things to do than engage in a war of words with Sadiq Khan. But Donald Trump evidently finds the Mayor of London irksome enough to aim some of his renowned Twitter salvoes in the direction of City Hall.

Mr Khan, it may be remembered, denounced the president’s state visit to the United Kingdom and was in turn dismissed as a “loser” by Mr Trump, in a somewhat petulant exchange. This time he called him a “national disgrace” who is destroying Britain’s capital.

The Left is outraged that their champion should be criticised yet again, even though they reserve the right to castigate Mr Trump over anything he says or does. But context is all. The president...

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