Dictators and Their Fellow Travelers

Foreign Policy asks, “Why do so many travel guides make excuses for dictators?” There’s a formula to them: a pro forma acknowledgment of a lack of democracy and freedom followed by exercises in moral equivalence, various contorted attempts to contextualize authoritarianism or atrocities, and scorching attacks on the U.S. foreign policy that precipitated these defensive and desperate actions. Throughout, there More …

Food Nazis

Instapundit says was has to be said about the Bloombergian public health tyrants that surround us: Let me be clear. These people are not well-meaning do-gooders who have just gone a bit too far. They don’t actually “mean well” at all. They don’t mean well, they mean to be in control. They are power-fetishists, drunk on the joys of bossing More …