BEFORE I viewed an old car recently, the salesman played a typical trick. On the phone he mentioned a fault in need of repair, thereby establishing himself as an honest actor. What he didn’t mention, of course, were the myriad other failings the rust bucket had. Only after I had driven an hour to see it did I find out that iron oxide had taken a firm hold.
Something similar is going on in the world today. Everyone is talking about how we need to reduce our reliance on Russian energy, and how anything remotely Russian is suspect. Even our […]