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Pat Buchanan and the Art of the Selective Quote

Pat Buchanan and the Art of the Selective Quote

A friend asks if there has been a sol­id refu­ta­tion of Pat Buchanan’s book. I’m sure there has been, and I wouldn’t be sur­prised if it has been pub­lished in Finest Hour, but could you give me the cita­tion? —W.M.

Pro­fes­sor David Free­man at Cal State Fuller­ton wrote the full review in Finest Hour 139, Sum­mer 2008. I ganged up on poor Pat by writ­ing about his selec­tive quo­ta­tion tech­niques in my accom­pa­ny­ing 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.…

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