Andrew Roberts: Progressive Historian?

http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/johann-hari/johann-hari-the-dark-side-of-andrew-roberts-1765229.html

 

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:

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703529004576160371482469358.html?mod=WSJ_article_related

   

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