Day By Day© by Chris Muir.

Monday, January 10, 2005

Cleaning out the clutter of history

Chrenkoff has an elegant post about a British historian, Sir Martin Gilbert, who possesses quality that's very rare nowadays -- perspective. This thoughtful, well-balanced sentence should send you running to read the whole post:

Whatever it is, Gilbert is pretty lonely in the modern world where Nazi is a catch-all term for anything you don't like, every misdemeanor becomes a Holocaust, and every temporary setback merely a prelude to sky falling.