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The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

H.L. Mencken

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Another Reason Hillary Makes Me A Little Itchy

In addition to being naturally hawkish, she's also going to feel the need to prove that a woman can be tough - to have her Margaret Thatcher moment.

I worry that we have created such a low threshold for wars among the DC chattering classes, while the rest of the country - who actually fights and dies - is done with the whole idea.

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