Howdy Modi had nothing of enduring value for India
“The art of flattery, contrary to what one might think, is a complicated affair. If it is too straightforward, it runs the risk of appearing artificial, especially when the flatterer contrives to combine strict truth of fact with a vast atmosphere of awe and mystery.
The eulogy that President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi lavished showered at each other at the Howdy Modi in Houston, Texas, on Sunday was entirely improbable. The Oriental hyperbole served one purpose, though. They were marketing each other.
Trump said Modi is presiding over a flourishing economy which is creating plentiful jobs for Indians. Modi introduced Trump as the American president who has made his country “great again” — and is a rock star globally. “