How Liberal Triumphalism Breeds Passivity
History is not progressive, and victory for our side is not assured.
When Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an invasion of Ukraine in 2014, Secretary of State John Kerry was stunned. “You just don’t in the 21st century behave in 19th century fashion by invading another country on completely trumped up pretext,” Kerry sputtered on Face the Nation. I recalled Kerry last week as I watched reactions to a brazen act of…
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