Can We Stop Saying ‘Third World Country’ and ‘Banana Republic’?

Yes, I’m calling to see if we can stop using these terms now, please. Photo by Yasin Arıbuğa on Unsplash

After the raid in Mar-a-Lago, apparently to save confidential documents from being sold to foreign powers, the Republicans have been going even more crazy than usual. “This is what happens in third-world countries!” They’ve been crying on Fox News and Twitter.

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Taru Anniina Liikanen

Taru Anniina Liikanen

Finnish by birth, porteña at heart. Recovering political ghostwriter. Bad jokes my own.