Bad researcher chastises Obama for bad research
Roosevelt did, however, write directly to Hitler that if Hitler was willing to foreswear attacking several nations, Roosevelt would be
prepared to take part in discussions looking toward the most practicalThat seems like trying to talk to Hitler to me.
manner of opening up avenues of international trade to the end that every Nation of the earth may be enabled to buy and sell on equal terms in the world market as well as to possess assurance of obtaining the materials and products of peaceful economic life.
At the same time, those Governments other than the United States I which are directly interested could undertake such political discussions as they may consider necessary or desirable.
The funniest part, however, is that after complaining that Obama doesn't know his history, Kelly ends his column this way:
History is an elective few liberals choose to take these days, noted a poster on the Web log "Hot Air." The lack of historical knowledge among journalists is merely appalling. But in a presidential candidate it's dangerous. As Sir Winston Churchill said:Of course it wasn't Churchill who said that--though the lazy internet researcher might think it is. That's an oft-misquoted line from George Santayana, who wrote in Life of Reason that "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to fulfill it."
"Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it."