Every time a global power behaves egregiously the pundits, scribes, self-anointed intellectuals and the legions of former government officials blame the United States for causing such outrageous behavior. Of course, these countries are never guilty of their own sins, they were somehow pushed into it by outside forces. This inexplicable need to forgive the transgressions of the truly bad, North Korea, Iran, Russia, China, all because the United States “made them do it”, must rank as one of the best examples of factual denial in existence.
Every time a global power behaves egregiously the pundits, scribes, self-anointed intellectuals and the legions of former government officials blame the United States for causing such outrageous behavior. Of course, these countries are never guilty of their own sins, they were somehow pushed into it by outside forces. This inexplicable need to forgive the transgressions of the truly bad, North Korea, Iran, Russia, China, all because the United States “made them do it”, must rank as one of the best examples of factual denial in existence.