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Wait – Barack Obama IS Like LBJ After All!

As America celebrates the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act, the hot parlor game is to compare ‘n’ contrast Lyndon Baines Johnson’s style of presidenting with Barack Obama’s, largely to the latter’s detriment. As Obama journeyed to … Continue reading

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WSJ’s Caro Di Tutti Cari Interview

Excellent Robert Caro interview in the Weekend Wall Street Journal: Robert Caro: Political Power—How to Get It and Use It Asked to define “political power”—the motif of his multivolume biography of Lyndon Baines Johnson—historian Robert Caro falls silent. “I don’t … Continue reading

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