The most astounding news of the week is that the Bad Guys of the Week in the Middle East, the “Islamic State In Iraq” (ISIS) or the “Islamic State In the Levant” (ISIL) or ISIOMH (“Islamic State Inside Obama’s Mush Head”) is not Islamic! Pay no attention to the term Islamic in their name! I’m sure Obama is right; they’re probably Unitarian Universalists. Oops—that’s the problem: they’re universalists. They want to take over the world. Obama also said ISIOMH is not a State. So what’s the problem then? I thought advanced liberalism today was against the nation-state, and for cosmopolitan movements that transcend things like borders and arbitrary lines on a map. I’m confused here. Almost as confused as the Obama Administration.
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