…After the Trumpian interregnum is over, the bodies buried and costs tallied, a more mature "condominium" ought to be achievable.

Or to put it only slightly differently: pace bohemian bourgeois Schwärmerei, the Trump presidency isn't liable to do much damage, if any, to the present world order. Everything depends on that mountain of Kunlun, and the boutique attitudes of baizuo won't even put a dent in it--one needs an infinitely sharper sword than that.