The New York Times offers U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton op-ed space to defend his and Donald Trump’s desire to purchase Greenland.

Conspicuous by absence from the Cotton treatise is the fact that neither semi-autonomous Greenland nor Denmark are willing to sell.

But it’s not like Tom Cotton — or Donald Trump — to admit error.

Cotton says Trump’s desire to take the strategically valuable property shows he’s “crazy like a fox.”

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Critics pounced. For example (and never mind the Danish/Greenlanders’ preference for their form of social democracy or our sorry record in supporting our commonwealth members like Puerto Rico):

 


Also, Josh Mahony, a Democratic challenger to Cotton’s re-election, actually went to Greenland. (Arkansas).