But with his walls and withdrawals, Trump is all but transforming America’s national symbol from the eagle to the turtle, retreating ever more into its own shell, disengaged, disconnected, oblivious.
If the prospect of winning the discredited bauble encourages them, so much the better. If not, giving the unlikely pair the Nobel peace prize can’t hurt. After all, both would slip easily into the cloaks of hypocrisy worn so well by many previous honorees.
Brown now represents the majority political views and electoral choices of Americans far more than Donald Trump does.