America. Who do we see about that? Do I want to preach America? Judeo-Christianity? No. If their religion forbids them from playing the trumpet, so be it. But I want those kids to look at a globe, be exposed to social sciences, history, some literature. They’ll like us when we win.
Again, the language is reminiscent of the parallel debates in the real-life West Wing. Appeals to humanitarianism and human rights provide windowdressing for a particularly muscular variant of liberalism – a ‘Wilsonianism with boots’, to use Max Boot’s infamous phrase. 58 These