In view of how U.S. policy catalyzed the early versions of terrorism, the Trump administration would do well to learn the lessons of the cold war. Abetting draconian regimes and omitting human rights considerations from foreign policy will generate more extremism than it eliminates.
Zabdi Salazar spoke with Rodriguez about view of conservatism and the Hispanic community, his involvement in public policy as an appointee of Reagan, and his experience as the Tea Party leader in San Antonio.
If we can understand how Argentina, a country born of an international character similar to the U.S., fosters an international-leaning patriotism, maybe we can learn a bit about our own national identity as well and why patriotism doesn’t have to be us against the world.
If Sessions decides to double down on his aggressive ignorance, the country will suffer as a result.
Michael Montaño is running to become a voice for the people of his native District 1 in San Antonio. On May 6, Montaño will face five other candidates including the incumbent Roberto C. Treviño.