Imagine if we’d reported and opined on WWII the way we do now.

Victor Davis Hanson has one to read, and think about, at NRO: In the Eye of the Beholder

I think Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Henry Stimson, and George Marshall conducted the Second World War brilliantly, despite “thousands of mistakes.” But I can also envision how our present intelligentsia and punditocracy would have sized up their sometimes less than perfect efforts or applied their own reporting to the struggle against Japan and Germany. So imagine something like the following op-ed appearing, say, around May 1, 1945.

This is one of those “don’t know whether to laugh or cry” type columns.

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