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A Pre-Revolutionary Situation

When a ruling elite starts to fail, you’d expect this sort of thing. How dare, how dare those peasants challenge our divine right to rule?!

The United States is entering a pre-revolutionary situation, where a significant faction in one of the political parties has said: “We’re getting screwed; the deal’s off.” And that is exactly what James Piereson is arguing in “The fourth revolution” in The New Criterion. We are entering a period of revolutionary upheaval, he writes, caused not just by the Crash of 2008 and budget deficits, but by “the exhaustion of the post-war system of political economy that took shape in the 1930s and 1940s.” Cue Margaret Thatcher: “They always run out of other people’s money.”

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