October 25, 2005

WS: Rule America?

Jonathan V. Last of the Weekly Standard paints an eerily familiar picture: Rule America? Liberal elites ruined Britain as a hyperpower. Could America meet the same fate?

WHAT DOES MODERN HISTORY have to teach us about the age of American empire? The final chapters of the British Empire offer lessons and parallels aplenty. Empires don't last forever, and the combination of martial victory, popular ennui, and liberal anti-patriotism is a dangerous mix for a superpower.
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