Not so long ago, President Trump (writing this description still seems it’s a joke, but it’s a nightmare) totally rubbished a man who served him loyally. Mattis’ problem was that he challenged Trump when he was Secretary of Defence, and that’s not on, according to the current President.
Two days ago, General Mattis had a chance to respond to President Trump’s quips about him. I liked his analogy that USA is an ongoing experiment. That the basis of society is trust in the collective. He called on leaders to restore trust in one another. This message is of relevance to the whole world.
Make a cup of tea and soak this speech up. It’s very good and must have been so satisfying to deliver: