The neocons were a dangerous group, and their realignment of world power was exposed in the brutal deserts of Iraq and Afghanistan. Bolton's dismissal of the United Nations decried an inflexibility incompatible with the real world (despite very real criticisms of effectiveness). His tenure as National Security Adviser will be the whisperings of Iago into Trump's ear. Fear. Revenge. Attack.
Cowardice is morally repugnant. Cowardice is a shedding of personal values for the easy, sloughing off the iron and will that makes up our core and replacing it with something vicious, bitter, and weak. Cowardice is refusal and rejection--it is shrouding oneself in the flag, empty statements, and pandering. The current rhetoric in America--the great... Continue Reading →