It would be a sad turn of events if the United States succumbs more to “Peronism” at a time when a new Argentinean government is struggling to abandon Peronism’s worst features. The lethal Peronist cocktail that destroyed Argentina requires a strong combination of statist and nationalist policies. Trump wins on nationalism; Hillary wins hands down on statism. Luckily, neither is extreme in combining both.
Glamour is a beautiful illusion -- the word “glamour” originally meant a literal magic spell -- that makes the ideal seem effortlessly attainable. Glamour hides difficulty and distractions, creating a false and enticing sense of grace. We see the dance, not the rehearsals; the beach resort, not the luggage and jet lag. There are no bills on the kitchen counter, no freckles on the pale-skinned star, no sacrifices in the promise of change.
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