Lead one to fall flat on one’s face.
The problem is the usual one of ascribing more power to a person or an organization than if available i reality or law.
The generalization that frosts me the most is calling the President of the United States the “Leader of the free world”. One, who elected him or her to such a position. Certainly not people in England, France, Germany,…
The world is a complex place. The President of the United States cannot even get his or her allies to agree to each and every U.S. position. if POTUS cannot get allies to jump through hoops, how can anybody assume that POTUS can get adversaries to agree even to a small portion of a U.S. position?
I keep thinking the best course for all the governments that want peace and prosperity for all should be working through the U.N. a lot more.