US belligerence against Iran: “This is What Empires Do”

I follow Forrest Palmer on social media and when he posted this on Sunday, it totally struck a chord with me:

“I am so cynical now, my only response to the Iran debacle is “Spare me the fake fucking outrage, this is what empires do…””

For real. It’s an unsentimental view expressed with little concern for decorum, and it also happens to be…

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