In attempting to uphold campaign ideals, President Trump declared before the United Nations his desire to place ‘America First’.
However, he also threatened Venezuela, Syria, Cuba, Iran and most notably, North Korea along the way.
Distinguishing audacious rhetoric from actual policy on the ground, is often difficult and unclear.
But what remains clear, is that the America First Trump of campaign times, and the neoconservative- leaning Trump we see more nowadays, are mutually exclusive.
As for which Trump will ultimately prevail, only time can tell. But signs are ominous.
For President Trump’s full speech before the United Nations, see: