Tag: Donald Trump

Washington Republicans Headed for a Crack-Up

Ryan Lizza reports that there are people in the White House who seem strangely exhilerated about the prospect of a government shutdown battle: While the potential for a government shutdown has been overshadowed by other events—Syria, North Korea, the attempted…

This Isn’t How Diplomacy Works

There are some elements of diplomacy and international relations that have their place in the toolbox but always struck me as odd. One of these is the tendency to taunt opponents in a Monty Pythonesque way by sending ships in…