Monthly Archives: July 2019

What is ‘Post-Liberalism’, or Neo-Conservatism Re-Christened by fraudulent Political Moralist @HawleyMO. Old Socialist comments

Alexander Zaitchik essay in The New Republic, is steeped in a modified form of  journalistic kitsch, but offers this, in conclusion to his essay on Sen. Josh Hawley. … Nobody is accusing the post-liberals of being Hitler-style fascists. It’s enough … Continue reading

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The Financial Times & Sherman Katz plot a course toward year zero 2049. Political Observer comments

Headline: How to tame China’s rogue state capitalism Sub-headline: The west must focus on the scale and scope of Beijing’s industrial subsidies How to define ‘China’s rogue state capitalism’ ? Meaning just State Capitalism minus the the hysterical descriptor ‘rouge’? … Continue reading

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The Conservative Cadre finds Boris almost agreeable, yet the weight of caveats … ! Political Cynic scoffs

From @BretStephenNYT: Headline: Why I’m Rooting for Boris Johnson Sub-headline: Britain’s new prime minister has proved he can win people over. He’ll need to now. Boris Johnson has been Britain’s prime minister for not quite a day, and the reviews … Continue reading

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Peggy Noonan’s war against ‘American Jacobins’! Political Observer comments

Ms. Noonan begins her essay by describing the French Revolution, based not in history, political history or its various expressions, but as a ‘a nationwide psychotic break’ ,that denies the very context of that revolution. Since the ‘Science of Psychoanalysis’ … Continue reading

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Andy Divine at full screech on Mueller, Trump, Putin, Pelosi etc. Political observer scoffs

The opening paragraphs, of Andy’s latest hysterical diatribe, is a list of the betrayers of America , while not mentioning himself , as one of the many Midwives of Trump, who helped to birth this political monstrosity! ‘The Mueller hearings … Continue reading

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On the Cult of Mueller, in the pages of The Financial Times. Political Observer comments

Mr. Mueller as FBI Hero rings hollow, notwithstanding Nadler’s praise: Mr Nadler praised Mr Mueller as “a model of responsibility” in his opening remarks and hinted at the process of impeachment even as he avoided using the politically fraught word. … Continue reading

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miranda.green@ft.com on the ‘elevation’ of Boris Johnson. Political Observer comments

The Financial Times couldn’t secure the talents of one of its Marquee Names, to write this essay, framed on the supposition of the politically unpredictability of Boris Johnson, as a place holder for a wholesale political apologetic? That would be … Continue reading

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