STAFF NEWS & ANALYSIS
New Bio Evaluates Bush, Who Shouldn’t Have Had So Much Power
By Daily Bell Staff – July 04, 2016
Review: ‘Bush,’ a Biography as Scathing Indictment … If Mr. Bush eventually gets a more sympathetic hearing by history, as he hopes, it will not start with Jean Edward Smith’s “Bush,” a comprehensive and compelling narrative punctuated by searing verdicts of all the places where the author thinks the 43rd president went off track. –New York Times
This review of a biography of Bush tracks some of our criticisms of the former president in a recent article, “Nothing to Admire in Bush’s Attack on Trump.” You can see it HERE.
However, the review is positive about Bush’s compassionate conservatism whereas we were not.
Smith is a longtime political biographer and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.
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