History, We Hope

I’m writing this the morning after a historic primary election day here in Albany, and also the morning after a Presidential saber-rattling speech about a proposed act of war that, amazingly enough, even the general news coverage seems to admit Americans are not enthusiastic about. (Perhaps we are finalizing realizing our own internal inconsistency about what’s ok when we do it, or an ally does it, versus someone we don’t care about, versus a strategic enemy?)

Those things shouldn’t really be related, but somehow I’m finding them tangled together in my head this morning. Continue reading