The Greeks Just Might Say Lovingly, “Barba Trump!”

FILE - President Donald Trump waves as he arrives on Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport, in Morristown, N.J., Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, en route to Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., after attending a rally in Lewis Center, Ohio. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

When King Paul of Greece died in 1962, President Truman, already out of office for a decade, was part of the U.S. delegation that attended the funeral. American flags were abound as the Greeks shouted, lovingly, “Barba (Uncle) Truman!” as his motorcade passed by.

The Greeks loved Truman because, essentially, he saved them from communism. Which is why since then, over the years, some communist-loving Greek vandals have marred the statue that was erected in Athens in his honor. Those aside, …

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