The nation’s lack of imperial designs revealed itself most clearly, perhaps, at the Versailles Conference following America’s triumphant (and very costly) involvement in World War I. Despite the fact that President Wilson clearly dominated the proceedings, the United States remained the only one of the victorious allied powers that sought no territorial or colonial enhancement at the proceedings.
Savitri Era of those who adore, Om Sri Aurobindo and The Mother.
Thursday, November 08, 2007
America, never isolationist, never imperial either from The Daily Goose by Matthew
Michael Medved, in another of his series of columns challenging assertions held by cosmopolitan internationalists, and thus some of the Left. Before it was the U.S. and slavery, and the U.S. and this continent’s native tribes. Now, its foreign policy since its founding, and specifically the ideas that on one hand, America used to be isolationist, and on the other, it is “imperial”:
And Medved throws in biting condemnations of both Noam Chomsky and Harold Pinter — what’s not to like about that?