There are dangers in the world, but the world is not “full of dangerous, rogue nations seeking to do harm”. Actually, it’s mostly empty of them.
Here’s the statistic that Liam Stack and the New York Times didn’t see fit to print: More than 99.99986% of Americans were not attacked in any mass shooting this year.
America is now two weeks into the outbreak of Ebola panic, and still, the airborne transmission of hyperbole spreads, mutating into increasingly absurd forms. Americans are acting as if the entire body of their nation is under threat, and they’re beginning to shut down peripheral