“If we must have an enemy at the head of Government, let it be one whom we can oppose, and for whom we are not responsible, who will not involve our party in the disgrace of his foolish and bad measures.”
- Alexander Hamilton. Spiritual father of #NeverTrump
I would imagine we 're pretty sick of perpetual war by now, but hey - always room for another.
This has been going on long past any useful/rational world reason, as you say Commumisn is already in the "dusty page" of history.
Yet we cling to this, for some odd reason, even as it's shown it's just bad policy
Oṃ maṇi padme hūṃ
“I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on what’s being proposed here, he’d agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute.” - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.