Americans abroad


Tucker Carlson’s worldview doesn’t come across as particularly complex. It can be summed up in three words: Foreigners threaten America. That’s all that’s needed for good ratings.

This article makes a number of worthwhile points, I think, including the description of the way Grenell is perceived in Berlin. This morning, however, I am considering the nature of the dialectic that many Americans consider a sort of an ideological struggle with Tucker Carlson and Fox News opposed by, say, Rachel Maddow and MSNBC. How to convey the incredible myopia?

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