Opinion: A “Great Escape” – Reflections of a Returned Emigrant on Trump’s Inauguration

I first moved to America, Washington DC, in March 2004. But I have had a close connection and interaction with all things American since 2001, both on a personal and an academic level. The diversity of people I encountered, including my wife, while living in various places; Washington DC (17 months), Honolulu, Hawaii (39 months), Portland, Maine (3 months), and finally Boston, Massachusetts (68 months); has certainly shed some light for me on the current situation in the United States, as the world grumbles aghast at the man inaugurated as the American President.

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