Wednesday, January 31, 2024

American pot boiling dry - by Julian Macfarlane

 Finally, it would require a talented and intelligent leader with foresight. The US is not going to elect Vladimir Putin anytime soon.

In the end, no president could impose the measures needed for economic rebirth arbitrarily because of the immediate and painful effect on the ordinary American. Putin and Xi are both men of the people. They understand ordinary people—that you cannot manufacture consent without offering something in return.