My whole life I have taken for granted America’s leadership in the world. America’s might and majesty were cornerstones of international relations, cooperation and diplomacy. We were a beacon and balance to the world. America has been imperfect — sometimes disastrously so — but it always seemed to me bent toward the belief that America and the world could be made more perfect.
"Trump's Incredible Shrinking America" is from the June 04, 2017 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Charles M. Blow and narrated by Kristi Burns.