Even I occasionally disagreed with PDT but then no one is perfect, least of all me

Since it seems everyone wishes to abandon Donald Trump, why should I not point out that I had once criticised him myself: Now to some basics. This was published on April 11, 2017.

I was willing to give Trump the benefit of the doubt over what he was up to in Syria, but if he actually intends to put America on a path to war over the use of chemical weapons in Syria then he had better go to Congress before he takes another step. 

My point was that making an issue of the means by which Assad murdered his citizens was a pretty low-grade issue, more sentimentality than hard-bitten policy. Yet the reality is that there must be an emotional element in every political decision. In fact, I think of Trump being often driven by sentiment, which is often what got him into trouble with others, but almost every element of that personal sentiment worked for me, such as the decision to move the American embassy to Jerusalem.

Sadly, having had one or two reservations about the occasional policy here and there will now be replaced by following the decisions made a president for whom there will be one or two moments of agreement with the rest a wasteland of political horrors.

You can’t agree with anyone all the time. And with Biden-Harris, I won’t disagree all the time. But unless there is some kind of miracle in the offing, the years ahead look like they are going to be awful.

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