Workers assemble the new bollard wall along the US-Mexico border on the Colorado River near Yuma, Arizona on November 1, 2019. For Trump and his supporters, that wall remains at the very heart of his immigration policy and his legacy. Photo: AP Workers assemble the new bollard wall along the US-Mexico border on the Colorado River near Yuma, Arizona on November 1, 2019. For Trump and his supporters, that wall remains at the very heart of his immigration policy and his legacy. Photo: AP
Workers assemble the new bollard wall along the US-Mexico border on the Colorado River near Yuma, Arizona on November 1, 2019. For Trump and his supporters, that wall remains at the very heart of his immigration policy and his legacy. Photo: AP
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Inside Out by David Dodwell

Biden’s best way to move on from Trump? Ignore him and his wall

  • As Trump fights impeachment, he will continue to do what he loves most and does best – dominate the headlines and divert attention from the efforts of others
  • Justice and decency tell us to prosecute him, but political pragmatism tells Biden to ignore him and focus on the important work of making America great again

Workers assemble the new bollard wall along the US-Mexico border on the Colorado River near Yuma, Arizona on November 1, 2019. For Trump and his supporters, that wall remains at the very heart of his immigration policy and his legacy. Photo: AP Workers assemble the new bollard wall along the US-Mexico border on the Colorado River near Yuma, Arizona on November 1, 2019. For Trump and his supporters, that wall remains at the very heart of his immigration policy and his legacy. Photo: AP
Workers assemble the new bollard wall along the US-Mexico border on the Colorado River near Yuma, Arizona on November 1, 2019. For Trump and his supporters, that wall remains at the very heart of his immigration policy and his legacy. Photo: AP
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David Dodwell

David Dodwell

David Dodwell is the executive director of the Hong Kong-APEC Trade Policy Study Group, a trade policy think tank.