Fareed Zakaria: "I Wanted to Understand Europe’s Populism. So I Talked to Bono."
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I assumed this headline was self parody, but maybe it isn’t. From the Washington Post:

I wanted to understand Europe’s populism. So I talked to Bono.

By Fareed Zakaria
September 20 at 5:21 PM

When confronting a challenging problem, it’s sometimes useful to listen to someone who looks at it from an entirely different angle. That’s why I found it fascinating to talk about the rise of populism and nativism with Bono last weekend at a summit in Kiev. …

Bono’s message resonated because I had been reading Francis Fukuyama’s new book, “Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment.”

My review of Fukuyama’s Identity: The Demand for Dignity… is here.

What people in Europe and the United States ought to be proud of, what they should celebrate, are the remarkable achievements of diversity.

Diversity’s got electrolytes.

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