Regrettably, the truly great Western leaders of the type that once dominated the world stage are gone, and it seems that that is no accident.
Describing the atmosphere in 10 Downing Street last summer, Sir Jeremy Farrar, the infectious disease expert who heads the Wellcome Trust, speaks of a government “vulnerable to what looked like racketeering”.
If Republicans and Democrats talk as though they are living in different realities – it is because they are.
If I were a non-woke person, I wouldn’t go anywhere near the CIA seeking employment. The CIA seems to have discovered what Woke Capitalists have done: if you co-opt the cultural left, you no longer have to worry about them. But personnel, inevitably, is policy.