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> he's seriously undermined people's ability to trust in the United States maintaining its international obligations

What if that is in fact the goal? Many people in Trump's administration are openly anti-globalists and many of his voters and supporters have the explicit goal of "exiting" globalism.




I mean, that is the goal. I don't think he's consciously trying to undermine the international order, but he's certainly got backers (Bannon; an autocrat of a certain large Eastern European land empire) who look at this with glee.


Yup, it's a win-win from their perspective, since they consider both environmentalism and internationalism as evils.




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