The Trump administration says it is a matter of principle. “We decide who is allowed to come into our country. The approach in the New York Declaration is not compatible with U.S. sovereignty," the administration says. Nonsense. The New York Declaration is a vague description of intentions, a "disappointment" for all [Read more]
The main actor in Trump’s presidency so far has been American democracy, not the president himself.
They have been transparent, but now they are living in fear. The others, who are eligible but have not joined the program, are already in the shadows.
If it were not for how dangerous it is and the terrible damage it could cause, it would feel like we are watching a bad Western in which Trump plays both the bad and the ugly.
The problem is that, much like Trump, the United States wants everything in exchange for ... nothing.
The wall is not only a terrible idea, but a bad investment.
If the White House wants to preserve American greatness, the smart move is not to build walls and shut the doors on Latino immigrants.
[T]his latest move is in keeping with the perverse meaning of the slogan America First, which means "white Americans first."