Trump Makes 100 Days Feel Like an Eternity

Editor's note: This column is part of a series of columns and news articles examining President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office. We asked Texas conservative thinkers to write on the question: What does it mean to be conservative during the Trump administration?One hundred days is a short glimpse into a presidency. It feels an eternity. Four months ago I wrote that I thought Donald Trump was wrong to be president. His demagoguery, his foreign policy inexperience and his conflicts of interest were disqualifiers. Since Jan. 20, the president has proved me right.He immediately set forth to deny certain people travel rights, including American citizens. Multiple federal courts have stopped his travel ban. His administration is on a third version of movement restriction for people who are not a threat.He promised an isolationist foreign policy. Instead, in these first 100 days, we see him wandering into Syria and North Korea. He barely understands the issues. Social media was excited when he directed missiles into Syria. His attack left the airport functioning. He could have done that for free, but there are no ratings for that. Instead he showed American impotence.  Continue reading...

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