The United States spent much of the latter half of the 20th Century engaging in a wide array of titanically stupid policies. And we’ve spent the first quarter of the 21st Century being just as titanically stupid. The dumbest policy of this Idiot Era has been our suicidal embrace of globalism. In the 1950s, we were far-and-away the world’s economic powerhouse. Then we began globalizing - which meant outsourcing our economic power to the rest of the planet.