the ego has landed
July 13, 2018

President Trump is not popular in Britain, to say the very least. Thousands of people are protesting his visit to the United Kingdom, and a recent YouGov poll found that 67 percent of Britons think he is a "poor" or "terrible" leader. It might be no surprise, then, that after giving a scathing interview to the tabloid The Sun about his host, Prime Minister Theresa May, Trump is not exactly receiving glowing reviews in the British press. "Newspaper editors scrambled to update their front pages" after Trump's criticisms, The Washington Post reports.

Here is a look at some of the resulting covers:

"The ego has landed," blares the Daily Mirror, while the Daily Mail shouts: "I thought you Brits wanted Brexit!"

Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has been doing damage control in the meantime: "The president likes and respects Prime Minister May very much," she said. "As he said in his interview with The Sun she 'is a very good person' and he 'never said anything bad about her.'" Jeva Lange

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