We Don’t Need to Make America Great Again

Every Presidential Candidate Insists the Country Is in Free Fall, but Our Economic and Military Might Is the Envy of the World

Is America great now?

The answer in the presidential campaign is a resounding “Hell no!” And, surprisingly, there seems to be bipartisan consensus on this misguided assessment. (Spoiler alert: America still rocks.)

On the Republican side, the ostensibly self-financed frontrunner is raising a lot of money selling caps with his signature call to “Make America Great Again.” For Donald Trump, America’s former greatness was traded away by a series of “loser” politicians hoodwinked and outsmarted by those crafty Mexicans, Chinese, and Japanese, not to mention the terrorists out there eager …