D.D. Guttenplan is editor of The Nation. His books include American Radical: The Life and Times of I.F. Stone, The Nation: A Biography and The Next Republic: The Rise of a New Radical Majority.
George Bush is supposed to be the cowboy, Tony Blair the sidekick–or, in some versions, the presidential poodle.
So this is what it feels like to be in the political mainstream.
Europe and the United States have begun to follow diverging scripts on the war.
“This trial,” said the plaintiff, David Irving, “is not really about what happened in the Holocaust.” Opposing counsel agreed: “The essence of the case is Mr.