Wanting to have the last word, to write your own history or to speak at your own wake, is a natural human impulse. Former American presidents are afforded that licence, and more besides.
Let's simply remember some curious facts from a political past that does not always jibe with the vision of a winning and unbreakable national narrative.
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Among Americans, the pessimism surrounding the possibility of agreement between their country's major political forces keeps growing. In daily press, radio and television reports, the most moderate political observers remember, not without a certain melancholy, a time when the debate inside and outside Congress was [Read more]