Politics

The Decisive President

George W. Bush, Decision Points (Random House, 2010).  With Decision Points George W. Bush has once again wrong-footed his political foes. How they would love to disparage his tome as tedious and self-serving and at the very same time dismiss it as bogus, ghost-written by somebody else—perhaps Chris Michel, who is mentioned in the acknowledgments and was a Bush speechwriter. A number of ingenious critics are now suggesting that Decision Points has not been penned by George W. Bush but by someone who can imitate Bush to perfection, which is a bit like arguing William Shakespeare did not write Hamlet but…

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