U.S. Has Fallen, But Can Recover

The rank and file Trump supporter doesn’t understand the ridicule with which the United States is now regarded abroad, and wouldn’t care even if he did.

We can only hope that this will be over soon.

As my friend David Leebron, president of Rice University and former Dean of the Columbia Law School, said on a Zoom meeting yesterday, “A large part of the power of this country, in addition to its economic might, is its values.  Historically, we’ve stood for honor and decency, and even countries that generally resent us respect us for that.”