Alex Massie

The Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations

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Whatever else you might want to say about Peter Wehner's reasons for why Americans should thank George W Bush (and there's lots you could say!) you can't accuse him of setting the bar at an intimidatingly high level:

"Restoring dignity to the Oval Office, acting with civility and grace, loving his country, and serving her well."

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UPDATE: Jefferson Davis, I guess. But that's a slightly different case...

Written byAlex Massie

Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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