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华盛顿—说美国总统特朗普的政府在执政的前几周掀起了一点波澜,这是太谦虚了。从他发表就职演说开始,美国和全世界的大规模示威游行就没有断过。与此同时,特朗普已经向与他对立的美国媒体开战,与友邦领导人的电话也常常不欢而散。

但要领略新政府的总体表现,美国内外忧心忡忡又迷惑不解的观察家应该遵循五个一般原则,而不是过多地关注零散的事件。

首先,美国各届政府,履新时都会遭与混乱:它们会犯错误,制造困惑,说和做一些随后被自己推翻(至少后悔)的事情。一些官员不具备胜任能力,几个月后就会卸任。

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