Donald Trump Abandons Realism in Favor of the Liberal Internationalist Worldview

Donald Trump came into office promising he’d put “America First”. Screw everyone else, he declared. Gone was the era of U.S. umbrella protection for nations┬álike Japan and Germany, who he likened to freeloaders benefiting from one-way alliance agreements at almost no cost–and at the expense of a beleaguered United States. Yet underneath all the tough… Continue reading Donald Trump Abandons Realism in Favor of the Liberal Internationalist Worldview

Trump Is Now Convincingly Less Transparent Than Obama

On Friday, the Trump White House announced it will end an Obama Administration policy to make visitor logs public, which raises more questions as to whether Donald Trump intends to be any more transparent than Barack Obama, or if he is even interested in at least pretending to keep his campaign promises. It’s funny, not… Continue reading Trump Is Now Convincingly Less Transparent Than Obama