Pat Buchanan

Foreign Policy From the Fringe

In his new book Pat Buchanan tells us what he would have done if he'd been President when Nazi Germany was waging war on England and France: Nothing. Adolf Hitler, he insists, was somewhat misunderstood. The Nazis only wanted to move east into Russia and Eastern Europe--which posed no threat to U.S. interests--until we got them all riled up. The Holocaust? A bad thing, certainly, but not the kind of problem that should drag a nation into war.

The campaign book is a saccharine literary form--think of Jimmy Carter's Why Not the Best?--but Buchanan's new foreign policy monograph is every bit...

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