The Praetorian Bodyguards (Of the Empire’s Liars)

The Praetorian Bodyguards (Of the Empire’s Liars)

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. — F Scott Fitzgerald, 1936 —  So far as I can see, all political thinking for years has been vitiated in the...
Of Privilege, Plunder and Immoral Reward

Of Privilege, Plunder and Immoral Reward

Brief: The outcome of the 2016 presidential election will keep pundits across the political spectrum looking to explain the rise to the Oval Office of the most improbable candidate in American political history for some time to come. This will especially be the case...