Episode 34: The Romance of Righteousness
Why so angry? Shadi and Damir talk about useful idiocy, neoconservatism, and the dangerous temptation of righteousness in politics. Come for Shadi musing about U2 and stay for Damir rhapsodizing about Guy Debord.
- Not the Coen Brothers.
- "On Romance and Being in a Constant State of Alarm," Shadi Hamid (WoC)
- "The Biggest Risk to This Election Is Not Russia. It’s Us." Fiona Hill (NYT)