Revisiting thoughts of 5 years ago reveal (unsurprisingly) that not much has changed. One thing that has not changed is my Yearning For Publius and the wisdom of our founding fathers.
History can be a wonderful teacher; a teacher like that special one you had in elementary school; that special Sunday School teacher that taught you about right and wrong; or the college professor that greatly influenced or even changed your life.
I’m reading such an teacher now in an article from The Weekly Standard of October 24, 2011 entitled Time for Another Harding? Even though it may sound like a cliché it reads like todays newspaper with regards to todays economic condition.
I’ve never studied Harding, but an article such as this whets my appetite for more on the man; consider the following excerpts and paraphrases from the article and my specific commentary (this font) and please read the original for yourself.
He followed an unpopular Progressive President Woodrow Wilson.
The progressive Woodrow Wilson was nervous about holding the White House and Harding was denounced as “a…
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