21 September 2003

historical precedent

I'm ploughing fast through Big Trouble by J Anthony Lukas. Now most of you might think Roosevelt I has very little in common with Bush II. That's certainly what I thought until I read one of Roosevelt I's friends writing about him:

You have to remember the president is about six.

I know this is a totally vacuous post devoid of any serious historiographical content, but it was irresistible.

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