A concept illustration of a U.S.-Mexico border enforcement zone shown during an Aug. 31 news conference during which the U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced the selected vendors for construction of the concrete wall prototypes for the border wall.(Photo: AP)
During the campaign, Donald J. Trump made lots of promises — he’d be the greatest jobs president God ever created, he’d cut taxes, he’d balance the budget, he’d give all Americans fantastic health care, he’d renegotiate NAFTA, he’d scotch the Iran deal and so on. But there was one central promise without which he wouldn’t have been elected: He said he’d build a wall.
Either Trump understood the urgency of our border crisis, as his every campaign speech suggested, or