Trump says all sort of things for effect and the world reacts as if it means something important. But like the boy who called wolf once too often, eventually the world will pay him no heed. As Trump never seems to get it, truth and one’s word does matter.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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