The Red Balloon, Chinese Balloon
Photo credit: Ted Rall / WhoWhatWhy

Rethinking classic symbols of childlik innocence.

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Nothing is more quintessentially American than using air-to-air missiles to shoot down a balloon, as the Biden ministration did to the alleged Chinese surveillance balloon that was taken down off the coast of North Carolina.

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  • Ted Rall

    Ted Rall is an American columnist, syndicated editorial cartoonist, and author. His most recent book is "The Stringer," a graphic novel in which journalism meets "Breaking Bad."

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