David Bromwich teaches literature at Yale University. His new book, American Breakdown: The Trump Years and How They Befell Us (Verso Books), will be published later this month.
Is it too soon to speak of the Bush-Obama presidency? A look at Obama's perpetuation of Bush's economic and national security policies.
The administration constantly spoke of an “orderly transition,” unsure of how to support Egyptian demonstrators while not offending Mubarak. As Egypt’s example spreads throughout the region, Washington continues to watch history pass it by.