It’s High Time To Start Defending American Ideals And The West Again

It’s not at all clear that the free people of the world are still willing to make the choices—let alone the requisite sacrifices—to protect our rights and liberties.

In a recent speech to the United Nations, President Donald Trump mixed his praise of the United States’ capacity to do good with a warning. “We have it in our power,” he said, “should we so choose, to lift millions from poverty, to help our citizens realize their dreams, and to ensure that new generations of children are raised free from violence, hatred, and fear.”

Unfortunately, it’s not at all clear that the free people of the world are still willing to make the choices—let alone the requisite sacrifices—to achieve those universally admired goals.

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