Rick Shenkman is the edi­tor and founder of the His­to­ry News Net­work and the author most recent­ly of Polit­i­cal Ani­mals: How Our Stone-Age Brain Gets in the Way of Smart Pol­i­tics (Basic Books, Jan­u­ary 2016).
Ted Cruz’s Collateral Damage: Why So Few Americans Care About Dead Civilians
For the most part, Americans don’t think or care much about the real-world consequences of unleashing American air power.