The Right is making its end-game move to throw the country into chaos – with absolute disregard for anything other than political gain. Stoking racism and xenophobia, blood dripping from their hands and teeth, they’ll blame the Kenyan.
They are not being reckless – despite the whacky face of the Tea Party. This (chaos) serves them as did 9/11.
The not-so-phantom hand of China is there.
Nearly fifty years ago, the biography “Nicholas and Alexandra” described Russia’s descent into homicidal revolution and totalitarianism. I often think of a review quoted on the book-jacket:
“So bizarre, heart-rendering, and apocalyptic, that no novelist would have dared invent it.”
This time, the collapsing will be far more global. The East takes over the pilot’s seat.