When Donald Trump told the UN general assembly this week he had “accomplished more than almost any administration in the history of our country”, delegates openly laughed. Visibly unnerved, the US president then said: “Did not expect that reaction, but that’s OK” — provoking further laughter. Trump has been accused of incompetence in business and government. Could he have stumbled on his true calling — stand-up comedy?  Trump: Good evening, everyone. I’m the president of the US. [Nervous laughter] No, seriously, I saw it on Fox News! [Laughter] Woah, strange crowd. Probably a lot of women here tonight. Maybe the most women ever at a comedy performance. [Laughter] But that’s OK. Nobody loves women more than me. [Screams] Well, let’s meet this audience. Where are you from, sir?  Audience member: Mexico. Trump: Oh wow — somebody catch him! Only kidding, we’re gonna have a lot of fun tonight. Anyway, he’s paid for his ticket, right? He’s paid. He’s paid for the wall.  Audience member: I...

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