"It profits me but little that a vigilant authority always protects the tranquillity of my pleasures and constantly averts all dangers from my path, without my care or concern, if this same authority is the absolute master of my liberty and my life."

--Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America

Friday, December 7, 2012

How History Gets Written

And it's not how you think necessarily.   I would expect the historical rating for FDR to go up after this movie starring one of the (bizarrely, probably even to him) beloved actors in America, Bill Murray, as FDR:

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