September 22, 2012 01:28 PM
by Roger Kimball, from Roger's Rules
How often have you heard a variation on this story? You’re sitting in the bar car of the train back from Washington to New York and bits of a conversation among some beautiful people getting outside their Perrier waft their way across your double bourbon. Obama, they assure one another gleefully, has it “in the [...]
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