I have to say that as much as I don't like the direction Trump's foreign policy has gone, there are still plenty of moments of unbridled joy in watching the man work a crowd. His suggestion of allowing Russia back into the G-7 is one of those moments. Trump has a nearly preternatural way of … Continue reading G-6? 7? 8? How About the Gang That Can’t Shoot Straight?
By refusing the G-7 on the Paris Accord, Trump is telling the markets the U.S. will become competitive through lower costs and deregulation. With the U.K. along for the ride via a hard Brexit, which now looks likely given the fracturing of old alliances occurring, it will be the EU that is isolated, not the U.S.