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An American president who doesn't understand the meaning of America by Michael Gerson

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"The most alarming spectacle is this: an American president who doesn’t understand the meaning of America and  finds moral relativism liberating-- a world without rules and ideals is a world without limits on his instincts and whims. He would rather view himself as the embodiment of the national will, instead of as the steward of American ideals. His sympathies lie with the powerful because he imagines himself in their company.Despite this pretense, Trump manages to look small and silly on the global stage. He has been tricked and exploited again and again by North Korea’s murderous man-child. At the Helsinki summit last year, standing next to Putin, Trump was cringing and pathetic. When it comes to foreign policy, he is not sitting at the adult table." The world knows wha he is!

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