Every Step You Take
You may have noticed that a number of countries are angry at the United States. It’s that Edward Snowden thing. Spying has suddenly provided a convenient horse for foreign leaders to ride in venting their simmering frustration at being constantly pushed around by Washington.
Our “exceptionalism” has long stuck in their craw, but the thick web of entanglements that binds the world together until now has kept them from grousing too much about Washington’s heedless actions.