The silver lining to Trump’s incompetence

Commentators have been sounding the alarm almost on a daily basis, warning that President Donald Trump’s words harm national security and weaken our standing in the world. They are largely wrong. In many cases, foreign leaders and citizens of the world alike have likely “priced in” Trump’s erratic behavior and sidelined his pronouncements. If so, the result is a neutered presidency and an America that is safer because Trump is often not taken seriously.

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