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America’s Uniquely Humiliating Moment


“He hated America very deeply,” John le Carré wrote of his fictional Soviet mole, Bill Haydon, in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. Haydon had just been unmasked as a double agent at the heart of Britain’s secret service, one whose treachery was motivated by animus, not so much to England but to America. “It’s an aesthetic judgment as much as anything,” Haydon explained, before hastily adding: “Partly a moral one, of course.”I thought of this as I watched the scenes of protest and violence over the killing of George Floyd spread across the United States and then here in Europe and …read more

Source:: The Atlantic

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