- Chris’s Post-Game Analysis
- None dare call it: Empire. I was biting my tongue through most of that gab, but I can’t go home without saying that most of it — till Josh Marshall showed up — missed the obvious points (like the Iraq fiasco) as I think most thinking Americans understand them. We have staggered into our own version of Late Rome: absurdly expensive bullying adventures abroad, cruel social division and decadence at home.
Pat Buchanan knows what’s happening. Susan Sontag knew, too. And their common-sense analyses from right and left agreed quite precisely, as I blogged last year during Little Caesar’s convention. See: The Issue is Empire.
(Via Open Source.)