George W. Bush


Afghan morass

In two books on Afghanistan, Anand Gopal and Carlotta Gall each point to the absurdity of America's longest war.


Days of Fire, by Peter Baker

Few Americans today could identify any of FDR’s vice presidents. Yet little surprise is occasioned by Peter Baker’s treatment of Dick Cheney as a costar with George W. Bush.


The Age of Evangelicalism, by Steven P. Miller

Steven Miller positions evangelicalism as the foil for other thinkers, movers, and shakers: it seemed so powerful and ubiquitous that those outside of the tent felt compelled to address it.