Tagged: U.S. military

American Killing Machines (and the Cowards who Lead Them)

I don’t use Twitter, for the same reason Donald Trump does use it, namely that it’s a forum perfectly suited to encourage mindless attention-seeking and tribal lynch mob bravado from people too cowardly and lazy even to march at the rear end of any real mob. Occasionally, however, I come across a Trump tweet while reading a news item or reader’s comment. Most...

Trump Surrenders (Again)

In my initial remarks on Donald Trump’s failed second summit with Kim Jong-un, I quipped that no deal could be reached because the two sides couldn’t find anything else for Trump to concede to Kim after last year’s summit. Of course, I was only joking — there is naturally plenty for Trump to concede, and in spite of reaching no deal this week,...