Let me acknowledge that I regularly embarrass my kids with my ignorance of popular culture. The first time I met Jolie, four years ago, I was brought over to a couch where three women were seated - and realized, to my horror, that I had no idea which one she was.
Consider Sebastian Gorka, a counterterrorism adviser to the president. Gorka, who is of Hungarian origin, founded an extremist right-wing party in Hungary in 2007, and The Forward has published articles claiming that Gorka had ties to the anti-Semitic Hungarian right and is a sworn member of a Nazi-allied group in Hungary called Vitezi Rend.
The greatest political scandal in United States history was not Aaron Burr's shooting of Alexander Hamilton, and perhaps wasn't even Watergate. Rather it may have been former US president Richard Nixon's secret efforts in 1968 to sabotage a US diplomatic effort to end the Vietnam War.