|Long thumb Pat Buchanan under the Trump ether?|
Thus Trump's phone call seemed the right signal to Beijing—while we recognize one China, we have millions of friends on Taiwan in whose future as a free people we retain an interest.What the hell is this from Mr. America First? We have an interest in the free people of Taiwan? Does Buchanan want Taiwan to become the 52nd state?
Buchanan must be aware he is almost completely under the Trump ether but still has some limited ability to think independently since after discussing our "interest in the free people of Taiwan," he closes with this on the provocation of China:
Before we go down this road, President-elect Trump and his foreign policy team ought to think through just where it leads—and where it might end.