Inasmuch as the US is the world’s leading power, any major foreign policy mistakes it makes are felt globally. The US and Russia wisely did not go to war back in 1962 over Russian missiles in Cuba. Great choice! …
Political candidates say things are bad now. And media ratings jump whenever they can find a disaster to feature. The reality is quite different.
In a recent piece, I put together statements of Trump on foreign policy – there was a lot to like. Here, Clinton’s probable foreign policies are considered – there is a lot not to like.
We know that cable news sells sensationalism and entertainment as well as news. For the most part, it does not matter. But the recent overblown coverage of mass shootings is having negative consequences.
In the US corporate world, “managers” get paid too much. People running hedge funds/private equity firms get paid much more. Something should be done. See my proposal.