Senior Fellow, Carnegie Council
One should not take the “cocked and loaded” comment at face value. Remember Trump campaigned on avoiding foreign entanglements.
My essay on humor, smugness, and Trump.
“Rick and Morty” is a popular TV show about a mad scientist Rick, an amoral, sociopathic man who considers himself the smartest man in the universe and tells dirty jokes in front of his grandson Morty. The slapstick, low-brow, and nihilistic insults and dirty humor of “Rick and Morty” — much like Trump — resemble some of the comedic greats from the decades prior to the 1990s.
In lieu of rational arguments, America’s “Outrage Industry” has expanded into the foreign policy realm.
“Every regime that has rejected capitalism in the name of Marxism has failed”
Takeshi Kitano said that Japan had sacrificed its cultural integrity for the sake of money, thus implying that foreign tourism was polluting the Japanese spirit.
The despicable rise of socialism in the US and around the world seems to be fueled by people ignorant of history. Anyone remember Stalin, Hitler, Pol Pot, Mao, Kim Il Sung, Chavez, or Castro?
Carnegie Council announces this year’s contingent of Pacific Delegates for a research trip to Manila.
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