In this Nov. 10, 2016, photo, President-elect Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., pose for photographers after a meeting in the Speaker's office on Capitol Hill in Washington. Washington’s new power trio consists of a bombastic billionaire, a telegenic policy wonk, and a taciturn political tactician. How well they can get along will help determine what gets done over the next four years, and whether the new president’s agenda founders or succeeds. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
In dropping out of Paris climate pact, abdicating US values, Trump has lost his presidency's claim to the mantle of "leader of the free world." But he will find many Americans are not following him down this isolationist path, writes Frida Ghitis.