Yesterday the American dollar slipped further against the pound as the underlying weaknesses of America’s debt driven economy became more apparent.
In September 2004 Machiavelli published an article analysing the American economy and highlighting a huge vulnerability to something Saddam Hussein had done. The post was slated of course, particularly by America’s rabid right. In fact it brought me a record number of death threats (which are always appreciated)
It is just one of the many instances of Machiavelli’s long term thinking being borne out by events.
Which I hope my critics on the autism / MMR link will remember when they tuck into their extra large helpings of humble pie. Analysing data and projecting trends is pure science you see, not hocus pocus with a bit of chemistry and biology thrown in.