"The Trump administration’s dereliction of duty takes place at a time when the United States will need to rely on diplomacy more, not less, to advance its interests and values in an ever more competitive world."
William J. Burns, Foreign Affairs, October 14, 2019.
“Another reform in the American Constitution is the exploding of all oaths of personality. The oath of allegiance to America is to the nation only. The putting of any individual as a figure for a Nation is improper." Thomas Paine, The Rights of Man..