The Hostility Toward the Foreign Policy Community, Explained
As is true of everything in the Age of Trump, last week’s dust-upbetween Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Trump administration envoy Elliott Abrams will soon fade from our memories. Before that happens, however, the hard-working staff here at Spoiler Alerts would like to consider the fury that particular episode unleashed.
Obviously, the human rights atrocities that took place in Central America in the early 1980s inspire real anger at Abrams from progressive activists. But this goes beyond Abrams. Vox’s Zack Beauchamp gets at this in his wrap-up column on the whole affair.