How Trump Gave Up On His Border Wall – The New Yorker

Barry Blitt's cover from the July 21, 2008 iss...

Barry Blitt’s cover from the July 21, 2008 issue of The New Yorker (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In this excellent article, the New Yorker claims that from a policy perspective, Trump’s reversal on the border wall is welcome. But it warns that from a political perspective, Trump has given Congress another reason not to trust his word.

Source: How Trump Gave Up On His Border Wall – The New Yorker

Ponder for a second and this is the same man who’s threatening possible pre-emptive military action against North Korea.

Thank goodness that the US political system has strong political checks and balances. I worry about the need for strong political checks and balances both in France and the UK. Russia and China must be joking about the political musical chairs in Europe. Surely, the bottom line is that Trump is too impetuous and a scary man to have as US President? Perhaps a bit of Obama type caution would be appropriate?