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Re: The Right’s Schism on History

I have the highest regard for Conrad Black and I’m humbled by the kind words he offers in his weekly column. I also have some substantive disagreements (and, perhaps, some narrowing of what makes for less disagreement than meets the eye), which I will explain in a separate posting. For now, suffice it to say that Conrad’s column is characteristically thoughtful and addresses important concerns about getting history right. No one can sensibly disagree that doing so is vital to how we navigate the future. 

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