Bunny Troubles

I hate to sound nostalgic for the cold war, but it did make reading international news a lot easier. During the cold war, when ethnic or tribal conflicts popped up in countries you didn't know from chopped liver, there was no need to go through the laborious task of trying to ascertain which side was marginally less beastly than its adversary. Whichever side the Red Menace was for we were against. Simple as that. And consider this: during the cold war, the meltdown of the Russian ruble would have been treated as good news.

In fact, all the horrors of...

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