Everything old is new again
Re: Will America’s road lead to Rome? (Oct. 26)
This Think Tank piece was most well done. Just read history.
How many times do we see TV commentators poised in front of book shelves that they probably do not access?
I have been reading my dad’s 1930-40s Collier’s encyclopedia two pages per day for many years.
However, I am at “Massasoit,” who was an Indian chief in Massachusetts whose lifetime was 1580-1661. The entry says that, in March 1621, he made a peace treaty which he kept faithfully for 50 years, which would be 10 years after he died.
Fake news is not so recent a phenomenon. History is written by the winners.