Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Actually That's Good

I don't really think anything the Trumpkins is Actually Good, but the idea that we promote democracy, or ever had, is something a 7th grader with a bit of education should laugh at. It is not what we do. It just isn't.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has ordered his department to redefine its mission and issue a new statement of purpose to the world. The draft statements under review right now are similar to the old mission statement, except for one thing — any mention of promoting democracy is being eliminated.

The most you can say is that pretending to do something is good because we at least have to pretend sometimes. Maybe not pretending is better...