Why The Neutralist? The term Isolationist implies a narrow Fortress America outlook and is used as an epithet. The term Neutralist does not indicate someone hiding out from the world. No one calls the Swiss isolationists. The Wilsonian world view is old, tired and wrong. Our interventions have been less and less successful and now the failure can no longer be covered up.

Friday, January 27, 2017

I love ya Bill, but can't we give a nod to the good n word instead of the i word?

Over at the Spectator, Bill Kauffman has a lovely article entitled Isolationism is a noble American tradition.  He goes over the reasons that non-intervention is better than the eternal save the world stuff that is our foreign policy.

As to his use of the word "Isolationism" he uses it better than most people who say they are isolationists.  Even he, if we could ask him, might admit neutralism is a better choice, at least we hope.

So go read his article and just try to squeeze out Isolationism and replace with Neutralism.

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