Thomas Frank War Quote

As you may recall Truman was extremely unpopular when he finally left Washington in 1953 thanks largely to the Korean War. Today however he is thought to have been a solidly good president a ‘Near Great’ even in the terminology of those surveys of historians they do every now and then.

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Thomas Frank Power Quote

It is always a disappointment to turn from forthright consideration of some subject – whether from the Left or the Right a poet or a plumber – to the Beltway version in which the only aspects of the issue that matter are the effects it will have on the fortunes of the two parties and the various men in power.

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