…I can’t resist drawing your attention to this line:
By the way, Politico? Quoting Fred Barnes on anything is the recognized international I Got Nothin’signal. Quoting Fred Barnes on American politics is the functional equivalent of asking a fruit bat what it thinks about the trade deficit.
The whole post (on the bathos of GOP Daddies bemoaning their current nominating pool) is, as always, worth a read
Nothing else to add, except that on my travels as a youth, I had occasion to consume fruit bats, both grilled and stewed (once in a braise of five species, two of them previously undescribed). I can assure you that they are tasty, but fully as uninformed about balances of trade as Mr. Pierce suggests.
Yet more thread!
Image Vincent van Gogh, The Bat,