When Trump says he is going to "Make America Great Again" he is suggesting that we have slipped regarding our standard of living and stature in relative terms and he is right, but what he is suggesting is wrong.
By 1945 most of the modern world was destroyed because of World War II and we were the exception. Much of the world has now closed the gap with us helping along the way. We made a decision not to try and conquer what was left. They have rebuilt with our help and are catching up economically and in other ways.. This is natural and we should be taking pride we helped.
The down side it is we have more competition. ... http://lstrn.us/2jnjTC8