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Friday, July 18, 2008

TR in 1920!

Bashing of Theodore Roosevelt (as an extension of bashing John McCain) is a growth industry among conservatives and libertarians. Here's an inconvenient fact overlooked by the bashers: Roosevelt, prior to his death in 1919, had reconciled with the conservative Republican Party and was, as the Encyclopedia Britannica puts it, the "odds-on favourite for the 1920 nomination."

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