The concept of individuals being the experts in their fate is an American principle. Individuals formed the government by consent. Policy for continuing this culture is the issue in the 2020 election. Voters must decide if issues are more important than their culture and what means to adjust problems in government. Economics is the tide that lifts all Americans, they can make their own decisions on how they live. The leader of a political party give voice to his electorate this is the American policy. The foibles of a man who stands for a concept have no bearing, the votes of the people who believe in the concept is foremost.