It is time for business interests on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border, which have benefited enormously from NAFTA, to rally and make their views known by actively countering the anti-free-trade, protectionist message of Mr. Trump and other presidential contenders like Mr. Sanders.
Donald Trump proposed this squaring of the circle by revealing his foreign policy.
If his diplomatic and economic initiatives become a reality, the world is likely to drown in chaos and conflict.
This Trumpian view of the world, and of how his country fits into it, is something we have seen before in many places and at many points in history: the blaming of others for misfortunes.
According to the Republican candidate, U.S. allies must contribute to safety as far as their resources will allow.
Ultimately, if the present course is maintained, it risks the United States — especially under a President Trump — taking unilateral action that would undermine and render obsolete the entirety of international relations.