... the unraveling of the American political system ...
Instead of being the most reliable anchor in a volatile world, the United States has become the most profound source of instability and an uncertain exemplar of democracy.... Our domestic political situation is one only one that others don't want to emulate... I also think that it's introduced a degree of unpredictability and a lack of reliability that's really poisonous...."
Trust yourself to do the things that only you know best
Trust yourself to do what’s right and not be second-guessed
Don’t trust me to show you beauty
When beauty may only turn to rust
If you need somebody you can trust, trust yourself
Bob Dylan, Trust Yourself