In the beginning of the 2016 election we had a new (well not so new) slogan for the voter to deal with…..America First.
Donald Trump promised to “make America Great Again”….which is something all Americans love to hear…the problem for me was I did not see how we were not already “great”.
“America First” was a promised during th1940’s to keep the US out of another European war……an isolationist position to be sure.
This is a good look at the America First promise…..it is from the Libertarian Future Of Freedom Foundation
In his inaugural address, Donald Trump stated, “From this day forward, a new vision will govern our land. From this day forward, it’s going to be only America first, America first.” Trump apparently first used his catchphrase in a March 2016 interview with the New York Times in the context of foreign policy. The interviewer suggested that Trump was taking something of an “‘America First’ kind of approach, a mistrust of many foreigners, both our adversaries and some of our Continue Reading
I like the idea to staying out of all these minor wars but I also think the days of isolationism are long gone.
WE will have to wait a few more years to see just where Trump’s America First will take the country.