As we all watch the repeated government shutdowns and the up to the edge debate over the debt ceiling, ObamaCare, taxation and a variety of other topics it has become clear that the United States is severely divided. Others around the world see the end of our great experiment.
Perhaps the only thing Mr. Igor Panarin was incorrect about is the timing.
By Andrew Osborn in The Wall Street Journal
MOSCOW — For a decade, Russian academic Igor Panarin has been predicting the U.S. will fall apart in 2010. For most of that time, he admits, few took his argument — that an economic and moral collapse will trigger a civil war and the eventual breakup of the U.S. — very seriously. Now he’s found an eager audience: Russian state media.