Magazine February 5, 2018, Issue

Gimme Shelter

The Hawaiian False Alarm was a perfect example of how things fit a certain template these days.

Stage One: This was Trump’s fault, because he exacerbated — to use a word he couldn’t spell — tensions with North Korea, and thus everyone in Hawaii is nervous. Well, here’s the history of U.S.–Nork discussions.

U.S.: You shouldn’t build nuclear weapons.

North Korea: Go to special bad hell, Uncle Sam! Give us something.

U.S.: Here’s food and oil. We get to put cameras in your facilities, okay?

North Korea: Give us chocolate, foul ape of the land between two waters. Also, many cans black spray paint to

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