All this talk about “America first” is off putting to allies. Here in Canada we’re terrified that our livelihoods will be ruined by a tariff or an “America first” policy that could gut our economy. We’re tired of treading on eggshells.
On the heels of these sorts of fears is the news that the world’s largest trading bloc has nothing to do with the United States.
“The new free trade bloc will be bigger than both the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement and the European Union.”
When you isolate yourself, threaten your allies, and don’t give a damn about anybody else: The world adapts.
We need new leadership in the United States.
I mean, you asked your constituents to not vote via mail: and they didn’t. Then you lost the election on ballots that were cast via mail for the opponent. Then you refuse to concede and try to sue.
That is exactly why Asia has positioned itself as a multilateral leader and stands to dominate within a few years. Most of the world has already moved on.
A lot is riding on Biden post-Jan 20, 2021. Let’s hope he can pull the tide back a little, so to speak.