Category Archives: Assessing the Bush Legacy

Obama’s Failed Presidency

It seems so long ago but you might remember – in the last weeks of his presidency, George Bush (the second one) reverted to type. With the world’s economy collapsing around him and the two wars he started early in … Continue reading

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The Importance of Apolitical Exasperation

It’s so basic that it hardly needs to be said, but you should always keep it in mind. All of politics is telling people how they should think – much of it each side reminding their base of how they … Continue reading

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