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Two sorts of people I do not vote for, with specific examples

Businessmen. A businessman such as Wilbur Ross who, like virtually every businessman without any civic experience whatsoever, does not grasp the difference between being the top boss of a company and being an official in government. Here’s one simple difference: … Continue reading

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Boris Johnson, in one short burst

Daily debacles have defined Johnson’s misrule. His is already a primer in ineptitude — and he hasn’t even tried to buy Greenland. –Roger Cohen, “Boris Johnson’s Do-or-Die Debacle,” in today’s New York Times

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Do you have A Need For Chaos?

In today’s Times, Thomas Edsell wrote an op about an odd and disturbing social phenomenon that’s cropped up recently, and has been named and delineated by three political science researchers, two Danish and one American. Disturbing, yes, so why am … Continue reading

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