EXPERTS vs. THE MOB….I’m not quite sure what to make of this, and I have to run out to an appointment in a minute, so I’ll just post this and let everyone noodle over it. It comes from the second edition of the “Terrorism Index,” a joint project of Foreign Policy magazine and the Center for American Progress that surveys equal numbers of (self-described) liberal and conservative national security experts. The full report is here. An excerpt is below. Question: Is the gap between the public and the experts surprising? Predictable? And does it mean anything?
Loren/Wikimedia CommonsWhat Republicans Could Learn About Patriotism From David HolmesHe has been willing to speak the truth, no matter who is in power.
Gage Skidmore/FlickrUkrainians Were Right to Worry About a Trump PresidencyThe reality has, in some ways, been worse than their fears.