The Trump administration’s obsession with trade threats, tariffs, and bullying both allies and rivals into submission was based on an ambitious theory. It turned out…
James Fallows1) I believe this analysis by @EdwardAlden is correct
2) It’s what almost everyone I know w exper in China was arguing 2 years ago: “The US has to do ‘something' about China. But that doesn’t mean, Something stupid.”
3) See also: North Korean “deal"
Covering whether the odds of impeachment are up or down and what President Trump is tweeting is more comfortable for many reporters.
James FallowsVery good piece by @GrahamDavidA in @TheAtlantic on the powerful, eternal, apparently irresistible impulse among “savvy” reporters to present politics as if it were sports, or theater, or both combined: pro wrestling.
(Cf ‘Breaking the News’ in 1996.)
The word “cosmopolitan” has an anti-Semitic history.
James Fallows1) Anyone w a Stanford BA in history and a JD from Yale (like Hawley) knows *exactly* the implications of “cosmopolitan.”
Again, not “everyone” knows this. But Hawley must.
2) America is great precisely *because* its ideals and embrace are universal. twitter.com/BennettJonah/s…
Julie K. Brown refused to investigate and/or publish highly credible information that undercut the simplistic and largely false narrative fed her by her biased sources. I know, because I have been providing her with much of the documents and...