What’s happening in America right now in one graph:
It’s the Black, Hispanic, and White College Educated numbers that should be freaking out the Cathedral. If 29% of Black Americans think the victimological privilege narrative is bullshit, it’s failed.
Policy objective: Close down US support for the South Vietnamese regime.
Policy debate: Who cares?
Decisive mind-control tool:
(The little girl in the center is Kim Phuc Phan Thi if you need a Google-key.)
Inevitable quibbles aside, it’s quite shocking how well this works.
Arrived in Hanoi a few hours ago (first time in the northern part of Vietnam). Will be here a couple of days, then down south to Hoi An, and Hue. I’ll try to ad some notes pics, in stages.
One less than massively-inspired snap so far, of the Hanoi Old Quarter, (near our hotel):
Wikipedia doesn’t do lurid, so we’ll go with NBC:
Hurricane Patricia became the strongest storm ever measured on the planet early Friday …