Wednesday, June 02, 2004

I Like This Arianna

Arianna Huffington compares and contrasts the careers of Henry V and George Bush II.

Arianna Online - June 02, 2004 - The parallels between Shakespeare's wartime king and our current president, George II, are many and delicious — from the pair's hard-partying younger days (Prince Hal was a 15th-century feckless fratboy-prankster) to the challenge of following in a powerful father's footsteps right up to the critical matter of whether their wartime adventures made them courageous commanders or failed leaders.

The central question, then as now, was whether the invasion of another country was a war of choice or a war of necessity...(more)