Abraham Lincoln believed that you can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but not all of the people all of the time. But in a democracy, it’s only necessary to fool them long enough to get elected.
Donald Trump’s conflicts of interest as a president would disqualify him from standing for congress. It’s paradoxical that the law applying to lesser positions does not apply to the world’s most powerful job.
That’s a mistake.
An ethical double standard for Trump?
Donald Trump – America’s African President
How South Africa Could Prepare the U.S. for President Trump
How corruption and bad policies are strangling South Africa
Trump’s conflicts of interest are without precedent in American presidential history
Democracy’s biggest flaw is even idiots have the vote. And on November 8 they voted in droves for one of their own.
Donald Trump’s first big test will be his choices for the cabinet posts.
After he offended Mexicans, the British, Muslims, the Chinese, Koreans, Europeans, and the Japanese, the person that he chooses as America’s top diplomat will need to be an accomplished professional, capable of repairing the almost irreparable damage.
That choice will tell the world whether the shock of the election justifies their concern.
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Trump rips U.S. defense of Japan as one-sided, too expensive
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Why should America defend Europeans who won’t defend themselves?