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Sputnik and loneliness

Russia celebrates the 50th anniversary of the launch of the first satellite, Sputnik. Charles Krauthammer asserts that the panic this caused in the U.S. turned out to be a good thing. Although it got us to the moon within a dozen years, we have decided (not for technological reasons) not to want to go back because of something called loneliness. 

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The problem is that the USSR, specifically the brand of communism it was touting, was a true threat to the world, unless, of course you fell in love with such dopey notions, which many a liberal did and still do.

China today does not give out such vibes, so to speak.

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