Tocqueville shrewdly observed that in democracies the passion for equality flattens everything down to the same dull mediocrity. Men will even cede exceptional power to the state to do the flattening.
The culture that Donald Trump addresses is not, of course, the culture the media acknowledge as modern and up to date. The voters who pulse to Trump’s battle cries haven’t gotten the message.
With the stage being set for Cold War II, Americans ought to be asking themselves just what they got out of the original.
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They are now sweeping up the confetti from the drive, whence Theresa May departed on her honeymoon. It is over.
Would termination of our Mutual Defense Treaty mean severing ties with the Filipino people? By no means.
In March of 1916, a group of brave American pilots banded together to fight for the Allied cause as part of the French Air Force, over a year before America entered the war.
The much-heralded offensive against ISIS in Mosul by the Iraqi army, Kurdish Peshmerga and Shiite militias may succeed in capturing Iraq’s second largest city.