Daily Archives: 16 March, 2008

Flaming Stupidity: The Olympic Torch Mounts Tibet

“The March of Folly” is what historian Barbara Tuchman titled her chronicle of the role of willful stupidity in World History.  Her working definition of “political folly” is “the pursuit of policy against self-interest”, of which one operative criterion is … Continue reading

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