Considering recent claims that terrorism is an existential threat that should be driving Americans to costly actions such as expanding the budget deficit, eroding civil liberties protections, “patrolling and securing” Muslim-majority neighborhoods in an action evoking Jewish ghettos in 20th Century Central Europe, killing known
The United States military, in a bombing attack against the Islamic State, killed 26 civilians in Syria yesterday. 7 of those killed were children.
Ted Cruz notices that a crazy couple in California has killed 14 people, and says that it’s a reminder that America is at war. If this is the biggest hint we’ve got that there’s a war going on, maybe it isn’t really a war.