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The Aiken Gambit

Fifty years ago we were young men, and women, and the war in Vietnam had to end. It seemed so simple back in 1968 – just get out – but it wasn’t that simple. The nation was caught in the … Continue reading

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What Just Isn’t So

fThings weren’t always this way. There’s the curious case of George Aiken – one of those old-school “progressive” Republicans of the Teddy Roosevelt sort. Aiken arrived in the Senate in early 1941 and did turn out to be a bit iconoclastic. Toward … Continue reading

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