Monday, September 14, 2015

America Is Great - The New York Times

NY Times columnist Roger Cohen is a hard guy to pigeon hole.  He supported the 2003 invasion of Iraq- and still does.  He is sharply critical of Israel and has a nuanced view of Iran.  He is not a fan of Donald Trump's `Make America Great Again' meme.  - gwc
America Is Great - The New York Times
by Roger Cohen

From Sweden to Sicily, greatness is looked at askance. It feels like a code word for bellicosity, self-delusion and shoot-from-the-hip hubris. It has a whiff of danger: far better to curtail ambition and embrace ordinariness. Better to be the face in the crowd than the face on the cover of Time magazine.

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