In my latest editorial for CGTN, I examine why last January's insurrection at the Capitol laid the foundation for the potential crushing of democracy in the U.S. People all over the world would be making a huge mistake in thinking America's democracy is so deeply rooted into the fabric of the country that it could … Continue reading Could American democracy be on its last legs?
Tag: Donald Trump
CGTN: Only one person to blame for Meng Wanzhou’s ordeal
In my latest editorial for CGTN, I make clear that there's only one person to blame for Meng Whanzou's ordeal. The good news is Meng will soon be able to enjoy many days and nights with her family and friends. Credit Biden for recognizing it was time to make that happen. But also place blame … Continue reading CGTN: Only one person to blame for Meng Wanzhou’s ordeal
Trump should be proud
I replied to a tweet tonight, and that's when it hit me. Donald Trump's idiotic policies relating to coronavirus set back the United States. And Joe Biden is hamstrung because of it. Trump held the science and medical communities in such low regard that America wobbled out of the first wave of coronavirus later and … Continue reading Trump should be proud
And you wonder why Biden’s predecessors wanted nothing to do with Afghanistan?
Blast Joe Biden for a terrible evacuation plan in Afghanistan? Yes. Blast Joe Biden for inexcusably leaving Americans behind? Yes. Blast Joe Biden for a terror attack on his watch? Yes. But also accept two uncomfortable realities about the U.S. military presence in and evacuation from Afghanistan: The deal Biden's predecessor made with the Taliban … Continue reading And you wonder why Biden’s predecessors wanted nothing to do with Afghanistan?
America will not learn from Afghanistan
Anyone who believes that the United States will learn something from the debacle that is unfolding in Afghanistan needs to open their eyes to reality. Let's be generous and say that the crisis in Afghanistan is the result of bad intelligence. Perhaps not enough people imagined that the political and military collapse in the country … Continue reading America will not learn from Afghanistan
Maybe Trump was right
People reading the four words that make up the title of this blog post are wondering: Has Moretti lost it? There's no way he's about to come out as a Trumpster, is he? Relax. I never was a Trumpster and I never will be. But we need to rethink one aspect of Trump's fiery rhetoric … Continue reading Maybe Trump was right
The Taliban won
The Taliban are back in power, two decades after an American-led military venture ousted them. In that time, the Taliban remained a potent insurgency, causing constant troubles for multiple Afghan leaders, not to mention for four U.S. presidents. They played an even longer long game than the U.S. On Sunday, they won. Facing no resistance … Continue reading The Taliban won
Should Facebook have banned Trump?
The latest edition of the morettiphd podcast has the answer.
Biden and Trump walk, people talk
My fellow Americans, Stop these gleeful attacks about our two most recent presidents. Yes, you on the left and you on the right are guilty. You want to make fun of men in their 70s and how at times their walk is not perfect. Shut up. Grow up. The latest immature satisfaction comes from the … Continue reading Biden and Trump walk, people talk