Andrew Roberts: Progressive Historian?


Thank you to two posters at Truthdig: Inherit The Wind and monthofsundays for the link to Johann Hari’s indispensable article on the British Historian Andrew Roberts.  Now Pretty Boy Reactionary has a friend and helpmate, who also can help fan the dead embers of the once blazing fire of the British Empire:  issuing lengthy tracts, rationalizing the necessary bloodletting attendant upon the care and maintenance of those necessary outposts of British Civilization. Below is a link to Mr. Robert’s latest effort at the Wall Street Journal:


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Rootless cosmopolitan,down at heels intellectual;would be writer. 'Polemic is a discourse of conflict, whose effect depends on a delicate balance between the requirements of truth and the enticements of anger, the duty to argue and the zest to inflame. Its rhetoric allows, even enforces, a certain figurative licence. Like epitaphs in Johnson’s adage, it is not under oath.'
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