It was meant to be Donald Trump’s greatest triumph. Yet it will prove his greatest failure. It was meant to send a strong powerful message to his supporters at home. But it backfired at home and abroad and left the President more isolated than ever before.
All Presidents are defined by events, by their speeches, by their actions, and we already have much to judge Trump on; but the President’s withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement last week will be a stain that shames this Presidency to its end.