Alas, this [Russian] sanctions gambit may lead to serious consequences — a nearly unthinkable outcome in our culture of Anything-Goes-and-Nothing-Matters.The Ramirez cartoon at ZeroHedge is superb. Sanity and limited, representative government are all but driven from the field here at home thanks to the revolutionary ultra-left and pusillanimous, grasping Republicans but it is a distant, malevolent foreign power intent on world domination that is the author of our woes. "Only in America,” as Harry Golden used to say.
 "Jim Kunstler Rages At America's 'Anything-Goes-And- Nothing-Matters' Society." By James Howard Kunstler, ZeroHedge, 8/10/18 (formatting removed).