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The 2016 U.S. election proved that, even in a long-established democratic republic, just about anyone or anything, no matter how preposterously foul, can achieve political power if enough citizens are sufficiently credulous, cowardly, and vicious.
Do nothing I cannot defend.* Do not distort, lie, slant, or hype. Do not falsify facts or make up quotes. Cover, write, and present every story with
The Real Business of War
Thomas Pynchon, Gravity’s Rainbow: Don’t forget the real business of war is buying and selling. The murdering and violence are self-policing, and