It’s not either – or. The world is analog, not binary.
Donald Trump is involved with 500 companies. He is controlling a lot of individual trains running on many different tracks to many different destinations. So even though it’s easy and therefore possible to put America and America’s interests first, it doesn’t mean Trump will ignore the rest of the world. Take Free Trade.
Trump seems to oppose free trade when he says if Ford moves to Mexico he’ll put a 35% duty on their cars. What will he do to reward Ford when they decide to move a plant from another country into America?
The world is so far down the controlled trade route that at this moment getting to free trade is almost a fantasy. Meanwhile, there are deals that need to be made and that’s Trumps specialty or speciality as the British say. .