One of the categories at Let’s Politick will feature note worthy writings by other journalists, columnists and such. If something is recommended it is because it was either exceptionally well written and/or provides a unique perspective that we felt is spot on and should be read by others.
The following piece is from The Telegraph by Andrew Roberts a British historian, which was published in January 2009. I think it has particular relevance at this current time due to the potential uprising of democracy taking place in parts of the Middle East and North Africa. Another reason is because of the many comparisons being made between Bush with Iraq and Obama with Libya.
I agree whole heartedly with Roberts that “history, by looking at the key facts rather than being distracted by the loud ambient noise of the 24-hour news cycle, will probably hand down a far more positive judgment on Mr Bush’s presidency than the immediate, knee-jerk loathing of the American and European elites.”
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