Joshua Muravchik has a devastating analysis of Richard Clarke and his book in the May 2004 issue of Commentary. He compares Clarke's book to a comic book, with Clinton playing SuperPresident and the Bush administration as the enemy of the people. The most amusing note in the article is this footnote, where Muravchik qualifies his claim that Against All Enemies is a comic book: "One way in which Against All Enemies differs from a comic book is in its utter lack of humor, except of the inadvertent kind. Here is the clench-jawed Clarke rhapsodizing about Bush's predecessor in the Oval Office: 'Clinton approved every snatch that he was asked to review.'"
posted by Peter J. Leithart on Monday, May 03, 2004 at 10:34 AM
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