Be afraid: Donald Trump has given dictators a free pass

The US president has set a vicious, dangerous example for anti-democratic leaders that pepper the world stage

On January 20, perhaps even before that, US President Donald Trump will take his final walk out of the White House. The world will heave a sigh of relief. Every day of Trump’s presence in the Oval Office amply demonstrated that he should never have been in the job. Sadly, Trumpism and its absurdities, excesses and dangers will stay with the US and the rest of world for a long time...

This article is free to read if you register or sign in.

If you have already registered or subscribed, please sign in to continue.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00.

Would you like to comment on this article or view other readers' comments? Register (it’s quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.