Friday, 12 January 2018


Though Trump’s belief that his predecessor sold the Mayfair prime real estate that was former home of the US diplomatic mission to the United Kingdom for a mere pittance and therefore in protest of this mismanaged transaction will not be cutting the ribbon when the new facility opens for business is rather misleading as this backwater Borg Cube was planned under the Bush II administration as part of plans to modernise America’s presence abroad once it was determined that the ageing building in its central location could not be retrofitted to security standards, he did manage to get kind of close on one detail: the United States never owned the compound in the posh London neighbourhood but rather rented it from the Marquess of Westminster, for which America paid a symbolic annual fee of a peppercorn.