A friend asks if there has been a solid refutation of Pat Buchanan’s book. I’m sure there has been, but could you give me the citation? —W.M.
On publication of Pat’s book in 2008 I wrote an editorial, which I reprise below.
Churchill, Hitler and the Unnecessary War: How Britain Lost Its Empire and the West Lost the World, by Patrick J. Buchanan. New York, Crown, 518 pp., $29.95.
A problem illustrated by Pat Buchanan’s book is the rampant use of selective quotes. No animus toward the author: I have respect for Pat Buchanan and even voted for him in the 1992 New Hampshire Primary.…