In "The Spending Debate
," Matthew Yglesias frets:
Large, regionally significant states such as China, India, Brazil, and Nigeria are growing faster than we are putting pressure on military hegemonism.
The most plausible scenario I can come up with in which Nigeria puts pressure on American military hegemonism is if President ObamaÂ falls for an email scam asking him to trade three aircraft carrier groups and a Trident sub in return for the $164,351,983.00 that has been confidentially deposited in his name at the National Bank of Lagos.
But I don't think that's going to happen.