TOXIC SOCIAL MEDIA: ‘Likes’ and ‘shares’ teach people to express more outrage online.
MARK STEYN: The Afghan Humiliation:“Kabul Could Fall To The Taliban Within 90 Days, U.S. Intelligence Warns. Thank you, geniuses. That was Thursday. So it turned out to be well within ninety hours – which is close enough for US intelligence work. Was this the same ‘seventeen intelligence agencies’ who all agreed Russia had meddled in the 2016 election – and with whose collective intelligence only a fool would disagree? . . . To modify Hillary Clinton, what difference at this point would it make if the US government simply laid off its entire ‘intelligence community’?
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Wonking Out: Who Knew Used Cars and Shipping Containers Would Matter So Much Paul Krugman, NYT (Re Silc). Paul. Um, NC readers?