Sam Donaldson’s New Book: “Hold on There, Mr. Dictator!”
Instead of the by-the-numbers reporting we usually get on summit-type, more-choreographed-than-deflowing-a-virigin, dual-world-leader press conferences, The Times (UK) has a funny look at the Bush-Jiang press… uh, encounter yesterday.
Read it, and you’ll see why I’ve changed my mind about the Chinese being ready for democracy. Well, at least not Mr. Jiang.
I’m now convinced we would have won the Cold War ten years sooner had Brezhnev ever been forced to take questions from the White House press corps.