We indulge our inclination toward pessimism in this episode. Does impeachment matter if most of the country is evaluating the matter not on the facts in evidence but by relying on negative partisanship? Can the American project abroad be sustained if it is being terribly managed, as indicated by the nearly 20-year effort to mislead the public into believing the effort create sustainable civil society in Afghanistan wasn’t a manifest failure?

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  1. Jim Wright Coolidge

    On the first day of Trumpmas my podcast gave to me:

    A crushing case of morosity…

    • #1
    • December 9, 2019, at 3:06 PM PST
  2. Daniel Sterman Inactive

    It’s the long-awaited return of the mailbox in our magazine!

    Also: whoever wrote the title of this podcast needs to be taught that it’s morosity.

    • #2
    • December 10, 2019, at 10:18 AM PST