It is part of the shebeen’s mission to keep an eye on what’s going on down at Camp Runamuck besides the overall effort to screw up the response to the pandemic. The project to withdraw the country from all international agreements, and to withdraw the country from any position of world leadership, never sleeps. The latest, as The Guardian informs us, involves a treaty designed to keep us from performing in a real-life reboot of Fail-Safe.

Read the rest of Charlie Pierce’s piece at Esquire.