It's unrealistic to ask that limited military engagement accomplish desired political, economic, or social objectives.
Zealots know that if they can create an enduring, indelible image – whether positive or negative – in the minds of the populace, that perception will supersede any inconvenient facts.
Partisanship is a discipline the Democrats have developed into an art form.
The Democrats’ strategy is always to have things both ways while making certain that the Republicans simply don’t have it any way.
Writer Salena Zito has noted that Donald Trump's supporters take him seriously but not literally. Here are some superb examples.
History is always relevant if we're willing to learn from it. A good example is the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo, Japan on April 18, 1942.
Many issues cause politicians and activists on both sides to engage in logic-defying, contradictory actions and statements in their transparent attempt to convince voters.
Those who have self-converted from liberal to conservative frequently have developed an amazingly clear and effective way of explaining exactly why they now favor the conservative position.
In their end game against Britain in the summer of 1940, the Germans would up beating themselves.
Trump has shown everyone how to do it, and any good future Republican candidate now has the blueprint.