I am reminded of the phrase ‘you cannot kill an idea’.
The tragedy of the the strategy of ‘overwhelming force’ - the only ‘ultimate’ that the materialist predation model of “economy” seems capable of envisioning, is that it is an ongoing, totally dissociative, suicidal psychosis that can do only one thing on its own: intensify. This should perhaps be presented to those who think it merely venial to collude with distorted premises for some [dissociated] notion of personal gain, a greater good down the road, sometime in the future, or rationalizations about ‘plausible deniability’.
The origins of ‘oikos’, long scorned by the fatally flawed predation premise, are the balances, constant adjustments to equilibrium; the heartbeat, wind and rain, mycelial components of living interrelated processes.
‘Why’ these origins are scorned is an important question that we must require that representatives once again include in the reasoning of questions posed in hearings to people like Bolton. I would submit that his practices continue to flourish because neo-liberals since Clinton first think themselves cleverer than clever by pulling the wool over various eyes. I would remind them that ‘clever’ is a criticism, something far short of ‘intelligent’. It implies that rather than listening for justice, it is listening for advantage. Hence you have the smarmy “I feel your pain” bs. And that was ‘clever’ for the deceptive mileage and profit used by Clintons and their “foundation”, as has been proven in spades with much greater investigation still an appropriate measure, IMHO.
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn once wrote:
"In keeping silent about evil, in burying it so deep within us that no sign of it appears on the surface, we are implanting it, and it will rise up a thousand fold in the future. When we neither punish nor reproach evildoers, we are not simply protecting their trivial old age, we are thereby ripping the foundations of justice from beneath new generations."
To all the clever politicians out there, are you listening?