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The Presidency Revisited

Today on Uncommon Knowledge President George W. Bush warns against American isolationism, discusses the 2008 financial collapse, and dotes on Texas. 

“I can’t prove to you that my decision prevented the depression. I can tell you we didn’t have one. That is the nature of the job. The nature of the job is you have to make decisions that you know will be unpopular but that you think are right. And you take your hits you know? That is just what happens.”

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Peter Robinson — Peter M. Robinson is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution.

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