It's hard to keep the American people engaged with foreign affairs: notoriously "isolationist," we just can't stay interested in the various overseas "threats" our rulers would have us in a panic over.
Violence as a primary form of communication has become normalized. It is not politics by other means. It is politics. Democrats are as infected as Republicans. The war machine is impervious to election cycles. It bombs, kills, maims, tortures, terrorizes