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Before I’m attacked for coming off as an avid, anti-American isolationist, I will concede that the “enemy of my enemy is my friend” strategy has worked before. Shaking hands with Stalin was necessary to destroy the fascist regimes in Germany,

Political parties breed inconsistencies. “Liberal” and “conservative” have very different meanings than what they previously held. The Republican Party, for instance, is a combination of supply-side economics, social conservatism and nationalism, while the Democratic Party is supposed to be socialist-leaning with

Two incidents made the rounds on social media recently. First, a young student at UC Riverside was videotaped after confiscating a red “Make America Great Again” hat from a fellow student and evident Trump supporter. In the video she’s seen holding up

As the leader of the Christian Democratic Union, Angela Merkel is a bit of a mystery to outsiders. Her pronounced social conservatism is on display voting against same-sex marriage as recently as this year, and her declaration of multiculturalism as

Since I seem to be the one coining the phrase, I might as well define what a smokescreen is: It’s a topic that holds little importance but invokes an emotional response in the realm of politics and thereby serves as

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