Tag Archives: Fareed Zakaria

Vox Populi, Vox Dei

How’s your Latin? Those words up there say that the voice of the people is the voice of God. Maybe William of Malmesbury first put it that way in the twelfth century, but it actually popped up much earlier, in … Continue reading

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The Third Narrative

There was the Greatest Generation. They won World War II – Humphrey Bogart took care of the Nazis in Casablanca and John Wayne took care of the bad guys in the Pacific, and William Bendix was the comic relief. That … Continue reading

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