Trump gave North Korea sugar and Iran vinegar. Neither looks to be working.
In June, President Trump declared that his tough sanctions on Iran had cowed the adversary into dropping its favorite anti-United States slogan.
“You remember ‘Death to America?’ ” Trump asked at a fundraising dinner in Iowa, adding: “They don’t talk that way anymore. They’re not talking that way anymore.”
He added in a Time magazine interview that month that “it was always, ‘Death to America,' ‘Death to America,’ ‘We will destroy America,’ ‘We will kill America.’ I’m not hearing that too much anymore.” Then Trump made a prediction: “And I...