Why does the establishment think that whenever something is amiss anywhere in the world, we need to scramble jets and fly in to fix it?
There’s a girl in Sudan who can’t get treatment for a cut on her finger — but they will treat the boy! Fire up the missiles!
Naïveté + hubris is a bad combination, like ignoring the label and mixing toilet drain cleaner and bleach.
For a thoughtful defense of Team America: World’s Policeman, we turn to the journal of consensus liberal opinion, the Atlantic. Peter Wehner, a George W. Bush speechwriter and renowned cheerleader for flinging our troops around the globe to wipe out poverty, misogyny, homophobia, badness, and meanness, recently penned a piece announcing that he is hopping mad at President Biden for ending the war in Afghanistan after a measly 20 years.
Wehner begins by sneering that Biden is “a follower more than a leader.” Biden’s