The words “epochal” and “stunning” come to mind. Congratulations, HS.
I assure my new readers that I am neither a skinhead nor a white supremacist living in some compound in Idaho stocked with survivalist gear. I am an over-educated professional living in Manhattan.
The Times article is here. Congratulations also to Amy Harmon. I spend a lot of time ragging on the Polygon, but Gorbachev or Deng types are always, always welcome.
Update: Larry Auster’s take. “With all due respect to the book of Ecclesiastes…”