US Foreign Policy in a NUTshell

This partial screen capture from the “World” section of today’s New York Times really needs no further explanation of the incompetence of US diplomats and military strategists:

What could go wrong.

There simply are no words to adequately describe the insanity at work here. Even as each misadventure winds down in disastrous fashion, the new ones follow the same perverted script.

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emptywheel Someone make sure @realDonaldTrump sees this nightmare scenario. For shits and giggles. https://t.co/iSloTp0rgT
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emptywheel @twon8 Oh. There HAS to be a big GOP donor there. So I figure THAT GUY (or gal) calls McConnell before Abbott.
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JimWhiteGNV So, if the Republicans prefer to wait before we confirm a new Supreme Court justice, maybe it's best to wait before we elect new President.
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emptywheel @RossleRed Almost certainly includes every intl one collected under 215, plus a whole bunch more. @electrospaces
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emptywheel Pretend you're at quail hunt w/39 people in S TX. Prominent attendee dies. FBI investigates. Who finds out sooner, POTUS or Majority Leader?
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JimWhiteGNV My how quickly the tweetosphere forgot those poor shaved bears.
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emptywheel Folks, don't tell ME @ChuckGrassley has forgotten voting for Kennedy. Tell HIM that.
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emptywheel @OKnox You can't fact check the SJC Chair. You don't have a gavel.
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bmaz @gideonstrumpet @PradhanAlka Because I believe in linkology? The world is a link. Born only a couple of decades ago. Ask Ted Cruz.
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bmaz @gideonstrumpet @PradhanAlka Blue speedboats in the Straits of Hormuz??
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