Ed Driscoll

Quote Of The Day

One of many amazing passages from Amity Shlaes’ The Forgotten Man. To very slightly paraphrase Michael Herr: simple surfaces, long reverberations:

For years now, Roosevelt had been reading Duranty in the New York Times on Russia. The godlessness troubled him–the purge of the churches. He told Perkins about his meetings with Maxim Litvinov the Soviet envoy.