The inability to tell the difference between pressing and crucial matters of governance and distracting historical footnotes better left for calmer times - or ignored - is indicative of a failure of leadership, context and vision.
The most disturbing films and books in American popular culture are about the dead who haunt the living. History’s central lesson is that it is immutable; it cannot be changed. Billy the Kid ought to remain on the screen and in his grave.
D.L. Adams is contributing editor at New English Review and Family Security Matters.
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By John Solomon
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