In 1923, an avowedly disinterested president collapsed of a heart attack, and the world wept. As head of state, the president’s duties transcend mere politics.
If you feel like everything is awful right now, you’re not alone. Put blame where it belongs: a con-artist economist, pro-Taft delegates at the 1912 RNC, and sand.
Washington, D.C. is a rather modest capital for the most powerful government in the world. Why is that?
Despite the tendency of Americans to gloss over World War I, it is honored by nearly ten thousand memorials spanning the United States. How did the “Great War” become so forgotten in the American imagination?
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is seemingly invincible. Why?