Bullshit as Signaling

On Sunday, the @HillaryClinton Twitter account vomited two bizarre flowcharts (or something), prompting Corey Robin to pose the question: “What the fuck does all this even mean?” This is the same question I asked in my last blog post about Clinton’s plan to defeat ISIS […]

The Art of Mixing Metaphors

When Hillary Clinton outlined her strategy for combating ISIS in a speech last November, one sentence stood out for me: “But we have learned that we can score victories over terrorist leaders and networks, only to face metastasizing threats down the road, so we also have to play and win the long game.”