Here’s a good Washington Post analysis of the Greenland debacle, defended to the death by Donald Trump and sycophants like Sen. Tom Cotton.

Yes, Greenland is strategic and Denmark is an ally. There are ways to protect strategic alliances short of rolling out non-starter ideas to acquire autonomous states as if they were a used car. Alaska would be a nifty purchase for Russia, for example. But imagine if Putin said he wanted it. Well, no, let’s not. Because given Trump …..