(Fareed on CNN: 04/ 04/21; Guests: J. Meacham & Niall Ferguson)

In the view of the T.V. news stations, there are issues. These are open for discussion. It is CNN I am viewing. I have seen this idea of “the issues” many times before. It is something I know from my whole experience of life. I only need to look at the T.V. screen for two seconds and I get the idea. More issues.

This is about these issues that we have. But what is an “issue”? Well, by definition an issue is something that is open. It has not yet been resolved. As soon as I turned on the…