|SOMETIMES they have to lie. As
the British death toll in
Afghanistan rises past 400, every
news item tells of reverses, mistakes
and a desperation to withdraw.
Someone has to hold the line.
Those whose job is to fight and possibly
die for their country need to believe they
do so ...
|ONE way in which Americans
have always been exceptional
has been in our support
for education. First we took
the lead in universal primary education;
then the "high school movement"
made us the first nation to
embrace widespread secondary
education. And after World War II,