Turn Left and Go Over the Top

In The Atlantic, Peter Beinart won the over-the-top sweepstakes with his declaration: “The most shocking sentence in Trump’s speech—perhaps the most shocking sentence in any presidential speech delivered on foreign soil in my lfetime—was his claim that ‘the first fundamental question of our time is whether the West has the will to survive.’” According to Beinart, asserting cultural identity—but only Western cultural identity, of course—comprises “the ultimate statement of racial and religious paranoia.”

h/t Marvin